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Chapter 16

raspberry cordial. Oh, please don’t, I was firmly convinced it was only raspberry cordial. Oh, please don’t say you won’t let Diana play with me any more. If you do you will cover my life with a dark cloud of woe.”

This speech (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)J9(end superscript) had no effect on Mrs. Barry except to irritate her still more. She was suspicious of Anne’s big words and dramatic gestures and imagined that the child was making fun of her. So she said coldly and cruelly,

“I don’t think you are a fit little girl for Diana to associate with. You’d better go home and behave yourself.”

Anne’s lip quivered.

“Won’t you let me see Diana just once to say farewell?” she implored.

“Diana has gone over to Carmody


LMM Notes

LMM Note J9
which would have softened good Mrs. Lynde's heart in a twinkling