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Chapter 3


In the other corner was the aforesaid, (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)3-cornered (end superscript)table, adorned with a (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)fat(end superscript) red velvet pincushion, hard enough to tun turn the point of the most adventurous pin. Above it hung a little 6 x 8 mirror. Midway between table and bed was the window, with an icy muslin frill over it, and opposite it was the wash-stand. The whole room apartment was of a rigidity not to be described in words but which sent a shiver to the very marrow of Anne’s bones. With a sob she hastily discarded her garments, put on the skimpy night-gown and sprang into bed, where she burrowed face downwards


white, mirrored stand in the corner of a room with a porcelain pitcher and washbowl on it

"wash-stand": In the corner of "Anne's room" at Green Gables Heritage Place. L.M. Montgomery's Cavendish National Historic Site.
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