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Chapter 27 - (VERSO)

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terrible bad this afternoon though. These headaches of mine are getting worse and worse. I’ll have to see a doctor about them. As for your chatter, I don’t know that I mind it—I’ve got so used to it.”

Which was Marilla’s way of saying that she liked to hear it.



"I'll have to see a doctor": Examining Marilla concerning her headaches would have been a difficult thing at the time. When, later in the story, Marilla needs to see an eye specialist, she must do so when one is visiting the Island.