Chapter 23 - (VERSO)
Anne comes to grief in an affair of Honour
Anne had to live through more than two weeks as it happened. Almost a month having elapsed since the
linment liniment cake accident episode, it was high time for her to get into fresh trouble of some sort.
A week after the tea at the manse, Diana Barry gave a party.¶ “Small and
she select,” Anne assured Marilla. “Just the girls in our class.”
They had a very good time and nothing untoward happened until after tea; when they found themselves in the Barry garden, a little tired of all their games and ripe for any enticing form of mischief which might present itself. This presently took the form of “daring.”
Daring was the fashionable amusement
among in Avonlea among the Avonlea
LMM Note T13
[,]little mistakes, such as absent (begin strikethrough)minded(end strikethrough) mindedly emptying a pan of skim milk into a basket of yarn balls in the pantry instead of into the pigs' bucket, and walking clean over the edge of the log bridge into the brook while wrapped in imaginative reverie, not really being worth counting[.]
[Montgomery's Notes in this chapter range from T13-H14,on Notes pages 99-101.]
"413": Another chapter of re-numberings, mostly in pencil.
"¶": Another pilcrow to show where Montgomery wanted to begin a new paragraph.