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Chapter 22

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manners and prim deportment. [J13] Neither would she have believed that she really liked Anne much better as she was.

Anne went to bed that night speechless with misery because Matthew had said the wind was round north-east and he feared it would be a rainy day tomorrow. The rustle of the (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)poplar(end superscript) leaves about the house worried her, (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)K13(end superscript) and the dull, far-away roar of the gulf, to which she listened delightedly at other times, now seemed loving its strange, (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)sonorous,(end superscript) haunting rhythm, now seemed like a prophecy of storm, (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)and disaster (end superscript)to a small maiden who particularly wanted a fine day. Anne thought that the morning would never come.

But all things have an end, even


LMM Notes

LMM Note K13
it sounded so much like pattering rain-drops,


"[J13]": A rare instance where Montgomery added the content from to her Notes pages into the text itself without the label "J13." Given the revised page numbers in the last few chapters, and this revision of her own revision, Montgomery was clearly copying (or recopying) some earlier text.

In addition, the content of Note J13 on the Notes page does not match the wording here. The Notes section J13 reads "Neither would she have believed that she really liked Anne much better than she was."