Chapter 19 - (VERSO)
promised. I suppose you are used to sleeping in spare rooms. But just imagine what you would feel like if you were a little orphan girl who had never had such an honour.”
All the snap had gone by this time. Miss Barry actually laughed—a sound which caused Diana, waiting in speechless
“I’m afraid my imagination is a little
anxiety in the kitchen outside, to give a great
rusty—it’s so long since I used it,”
gasp of relief.
she said. “I daresay your claim to sympathy is just as strong as mine.
Sit It all depends on the way we look at it. Sit down here and tell me about yourself.”
“I am very sorry I can’t,” said Anne firmly. “I would like to
but it, because you seem like an interesting lady and you might even be a kindred spirit, But it although you
These lines are transcribed as they appear on the page. Montgomery went back and squeezed in some of the text between existing lines (see the red and blue here). They should read
"…a sound which caused Diana, waiting in speechless anxiety in the kitchen outside, to give a great gasp of relief.
'I'm afraid my imagination is a little rusty—it's so long since I used it,' she said."
This is a wonderful example of Montgomery editing right on the page instead of recopying, relying on her own good sense to figure it out when she was typing it up.