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Chapter 26

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nose,” said Anne decidedly, “I wouldn’t—but there! I won’t say what I was going to because it was extremely uncharitable. Besides, I was comparing it with my own nose and that’s vanity. I’m afraid I think too much about my nose ever since I heard that compliment about it long ago. (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)Q15 It really is a great comfort to me.(end superscript) Oh, Diana, look, there’s a rabbit. That’s something to remember for our woods composition. I really think the woods are just as lovely in winter as in summer. They’re so white and still, as if they were asleep and dreaming pretty dreams.”

“I won’t mind writing that composition when it’s [sic] time comes,” sighed Diana. “I can manage to write about the woods but the one we’re to hand


"long ago": Just after the "^" Montgomery originally added a "Q15." But she struck it out and continued with a short addition.


photo of evergreens and a show-covered field

"I really think the woods are just as lovely in winter as in summer.": Montgomery's photo of "Ernest Webb's field in winter.
Archival & Special Collections, University of Guelph, L.M. Montgomery Collection