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Chapter 30

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to have you join it. What do you think about it yourself, Anne? Would you like to go to Queen’s and pass for a teacher?”

“Oh, Marilla!” Anne straightened to her knees and clasped her hands. “It’s been the dream of my life(begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)F17(end superscript). But I didn’t say anything about it because I supposed it would be (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)perfectly(end superscript) useless. I’d love to be a teacher. But won’t it be dreadfully expensive? Mr. Andrews says it cost him one hundred and fifty dollars to put Prissy through, and Prissy wasn’t a dunce in geometry.”

“I guess you needn’t worry about that part of it. When Matthew and I took you to bring up we resolved we would do the best we could for you and give you a good education. I believe in a girl being fitted to earn her own living whether she ever has to or not. You’ll always have a home at Green Gables as long as Matthew and I are


LMM Notes

LMM Note F17
—that is, for the last six months, ever since Ruby and Jane began to talk of studying for the entrance.