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Chapter 29

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being told.”

“Indeed I didn’t,” said Anne (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)radiantly.(end superscript) “I know I’m not so freckled as I used to be, so I’ve much to be thankful for, but I really hadn’t dared to hope there was any other improvement. I’m so glad you think there is, Miss Barry.”

Miss Barry’s house was furnished with “great magnificence,” as Anne told Marilla afterwards. The two little country girls were rather abashed by the splendor of the parlor where Miss Barry left them when she went to see about dinner.

“Isn’t it just like a palace,” whispered Diana. “I never was here in Aunt Josephine’s house before and I’d no idea it was so grand.(begin strikethrough)”(end strikethrough) (begin superscript)S16(end superscript)

“Velvet carpet,” sighed Anne luxuriously, “and silk curtains! I’ve


LMM Notes

LMM Note S16
I just wish Julia Bell could see this —she puts on such airs about her mother’s parlor."


"Velvet carpet": Along with silk curtains, the very things Anne imagined into her room in chapter 8.