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Chapter 2


“I guess you’re feeling pretty tired and hungry,” Matthew said ventured at last. (begin superscript)T1(end superscript) “But we haven’t very far to go now—only another mile.”

She came out of her reverie (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)with a deep sigh(end superscript) and looked at him with the dreamy gaze of a soul that had been wandering afar, star-led.

“Oh, Mr. Cuthbert,” she said whispered, “that place we came through— what that white place—what was it?”

“Well, now, you must mean the Avenue,” said Matthew, (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)after a few moments’ profound reflection.(end superscript) “It is kind of a pretty place.”

“Pretty? Oh, pretty doesn’t seem the right word for it to use. Nor beautiful either. They don’t go far enough. Oh, it was wonderful — wonderful. It’s the first thing


LMM Notes

LMM Note T1
accounting for her long visitation of dumbness with the only reason he could think of.