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Chapter 14


and you shouldn’t have touched a brooch that didn’t belong to you in the second. place Where did you put it?”

“Oh, I put it back on the bureau. I hadn’t it on a minute. Truly I didn’t mean to meddle, Marilla. I didn’t think about its being wrong to go in and try on the brooch; but now I see that it was and I’ll never do it again.” K7

“You didn’t put it back,” said Marilla. “That brooch isn’t anywhere on the bureau. You’ve taken it out or something, Anne.”

“I did put it back,” said Anne quickly – pertly, Marilla thought. (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)L(end superscript)(begin superscript)7(end superscript) I’m perfectly certain I put it back.”

“I’ll go and have another look,” said Marilla (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)M(end superscript)(begin superscript)7(end superscript) “If you put that brooch back it’s there still. If it isn’t, I’ll know you didn’t, that’s all.”

Marilla went to her room and made a thorough search, not only over the bureau but in every other place


LMM Notes

LMM Note K7
That's one good thing about me. I never do the same naughty thing twice."

LMM Note L7
I don't just remember whether I stuck it on the pincushion or laid it in the china tray. But

LMM Note M7
determining to be just,