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Chapter 30 - (VERSO)

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Josie Pye, Charlie Sloane and Moody Spurgeon MacPherson joined it. Diana Barry did not, as her parents did not intend to send her to Queen’s. This was seemed nothing short of a calamity to Anne. Never, since the night in which Minnie May had had the croup, had she and Diana been separated in anything. On the evening when the Queen’s class first remained in school for the extra lessons and Anne saw Diana go (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)slowly(end superscript) out with the others, it was al to walk home alone through the Birch Path and Violet Vale, it was all the former could do to keep her seat and refrain from rushing (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)impulsively(end superscript) after her chum. A lump came into her throat and she


sunny photo of a wide path between two rows of slim, white-trunked birches, water in the distance

"Birch Path": Not Montgomery's Birch Path, but a vintage postcard of a birch path through Victoria Park in Charlottetown, where Anne will soon be studying.
PEI Postcards, Phil Culhane