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Chapter 13 - (VERSO)

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began to tuft my new comfort with a clear conscience. I shall never know why it suddenly came into my head to go up to the garret and make sure that the moths hadn’t got into my box of blankets; but I have always believed that it was a special interposition of Providence. I went went up and happened to look out of the east window; and there I saw Emmeline Strong coming home across our pond field.

I just flew down those garret stairs and out through the birches. I burst into the Strong kitchen where Stephen and Prissy were sitting as cozy as you please.

“Stephen, come quick! Emmeline’s Emmeline’s nearly here,” I cried.

Prissy looked out of the window


From "The Courting of Prissy Strong."


"pond": Circled in pencil with an added question mark. Perhaps Montgomery considered changing the word?