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Chapter 29

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she opened them again it was to behold Diana coming through the gate that led into the Barry field and looking so important that Anne instantly divined there was news to be told. But betray too eager curiosity she would not.

“Isn’t this evening just like a purple dream, Diana? It makes me so glad to be alive.(begin strikethrough)”(end strikethrough) In the mornings I “It’s a very fine always think the mornings are best; but when evening comes I think it’s lovelier still.”

“It’s a very fine evening,” said Diana, “but oh, I have such news, Anne. Guess. You can have three guesses.”

“Charlotte Gillis is going to be married in the church after all and Mrs. Allan wants us to decorate it,” cried


black and white photo of an intersection of fences in a field with just a ew evergreen trees

"Diana coming through the gate": Montgomery's "view of gate in hill field."
Archival & Special Collections, University of Guelph, L.M. Montgomery Collection