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Chapter 13


Then, just as I was dropping off to sleep it came like an inspiration. (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)Diana was enraptured when she heard it.(end superscript) We have got our house fixed up elegantly. You must come and see it, Marilla, won’t you? We have great big stones, all covered with moss, for seats, and boards from tree to tree for shelves. And we have all our dishes on them. Of course, they’re all broken but it’s the easiest thing in the world to imagine that they are whole. There’s a piece of plate with a spray of red and yellow ivy on it that is especially beautiful. We hav We keep it in the parlor and we have the fairy glass there, too. The fairy glass is as lovely as a dream. It’s al Diana found it out in the woods behind their chicken coop house. It’s all full of rainbows – just little


"The fairy glass is as lovely as a dream.": Anne is probably referring to a small prism, sometimes called a pendant, that would hang off a lamp or chandelier. They were decorative, of course, but would also help reflect (and refract) the light.