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Chapter 28 - (VERSO)

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is so fair and has such lovely long golden hair—Elaine had ‘all her bright hair streaming down,’ you know. And Elaine was the lily maid. Now, a red-haired person cannot be a lily maid.”

“Your complexion is just as fair as Ruby’s,” said Diana (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)earnestly (end superscript)”and your hair is ever so much darker than it used to be before you cut it.”

“Oh, do you really think so?” exclaimed Anne, (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)flushing sensitively with delight.(end superscript) “I’ve sometimes thought it was myself—but I never dared to ask anyone for fear she would tell me it wasn’t. Do you think it could be called auburn nw now, Diana?”

“Yes, and I think it is real pretty,” said Diana, ad looking admiringly at the short silky curls that clustered over Anne’s head and


four lines of printed poetry with the line number 1150 off to the side.

"all her bright hair streaming down": Lines 1148–1151 from an edition of "Lancelot and Elaine" published in 1896.