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Chapter 18 - (VERSO)

have over at Cuthbert’s is as smart as they make’em. I tell you she saved that baby’s life for it would have been too late when by the time I got here. She seees seems to have a skill and presence of mind perfectly wonderful in a child of her age. I never saw anything like the eyes of her when she was explaining the case out to me.”

Anne had gone home in the wonderful, white-frosted winter morning, still talking heavy-eyed from loss of sleep, but still talking unweariedly to Matthew as they crossed the long (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)white(end superscript) field and walked under the glittering (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)fairy arch of the(end superscript) Lovers’ Lane maples.

“Oh, Matthew, isn’t it a wonderful morning? The world looks like


black and white photo of a snow path through the woods

"under the fairy arch of the Lover's Lane maples": Montgomery's photo of a wintry Lover's Lane.
Archival & Special Collections, University of Guelph, L.M. Montgomery Collection