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Chapter 2


and let Marilla do that. She couldn’t be left at Bright River anyhow, so all ques no matter what mistake had been made, so all questions and explanations might as well be deferred until he was safely back at Green Gables.

“I’m sorry I was late,” he said shyly. “Come along. The horse is over in the yard. Give me your bag.”

“Oh, I can carry it,” the child said responded cheerfully. “It isn’t heavy (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)D1(end superscript) And if it isn’t carried in just a certain way the handle pulls out — so I’d better keep it because I know the (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)exact(end superscript) knack of it. It’s a very an extremely old carpet bag. Oh, I’m very glad you’ve come, even if it would have been nice to sleep in a wild cherry-tree. We’ve



LMM Notes

LMM Note D1
I've got all my worldly goods in it but it isn[’]t heavy.