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Chapter 14


hanging to a thread of the lace by its catch.

“Dear life and heart,(begin strikethrough)!(end strikethrough)” said Marilla blankly, “what does this mean? Here’s my brooch safe and sound that I thought was at the bottom of Barry’s Pond. What ever did that girl mean by saying she took it and lost it? (begin superscript)Y7(end superscript) I remember now that when I took off my shawl (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)Monday afternoon,(end superscript) I laid it on the bureau for a minute. I suppose the brooch got caught in it somehow. Well!”

Marilla betook herself to the east gable, brooch in hand. Z7

“Anne Shirley,” she said said Marilla solemnly, “I’ve just found my brooch hanging to my black shawl. Now I want to know what that rigmarole you told me this morning meant.”


LMM Notes

LMM Note Y7
I declare I believe Green Gables is bewitched.

LMM Note Z7
Anne had cried herself out and was sitting dejectedly by the window.