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Chapter 27 - (VERSO)

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“Yes, it’s green,” moaned Anne. “I thought nothing could be as bad as red hair. But now I know it’s ten times worse to have green hair. Oh, Marilla, I am so you little know how utterly wretched I am!”

“I little know how you got into this fix but I mean to find out,” said Marilla. “Come right down to the kitchen and –it’s too cold up here—and tell me just what you’ve done.
Now then, what did you do to your hair?”

“I dyed it.”

“Dyed it! (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)Dyed your hair!(end superscript) Anne Shirley, didn’t you know it was a wicked thing to do?”

“Yes, I knew it was (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)a little(end superscript) wicked,” admitted Anne. “But I thought it was worth while to be a little wicked to get rid of red hair. I counted the cost, Marilla.


LMM Notes

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I’ve been expecting something (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)queer(end superscript) for some time. You haven’t got into any scrape for over two months and I was sure another one was due.