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Chapter 15 - (VERSO)

Mrs. Rachel nodded.

“About Anne’s fuss in school, I reckon,” she said. H8

“I don’t know what to do with her,” said Marilla. “She declares she won’t go back to school. I never saw a child so worked up. (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)I8(end superscript) What would you advise, Rachel?”

“Well,(begin strikethrough)”(end strikethrough) since you’ve asked my advice, Marilla,” said Mrs. Lynde amiably(begin strikethrough),(end strikethrough). Mrs. Lynde dearly liked to be asked for advice—”I’d just humor her a little at first, that’s what I’d do. It’s my belief that Mr. Phillips was in the wrong. Of course, it doesn’t do to say so to the children, you know. And of course he did right to punish her yesterday for giving way to temper. But to-day it was different. The others who were late should have been punished as well as Anne, that’s what.(begin strikethrough)”(end strikethrough) J8


LMM Notes

LMM Note H8
"Tillie Boulter was in on her way home from school and told me about it."

LMM Note I8
I've been expecting trouble ever since she started to school." (begin strikethrough)She's so(end strikethrough) I knew things were going too smooth to last. She's so high-strung[.]

LMM Note J8
and I don't believe in making the girls sit with the boys for punishment. It isn't modest. Tillie Boulter was real indignant. She took Anne's part right through and said all the scholars did, too. Anne seems real popular among them somehow. I never thought she'd take with them so well."