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Chapter 30 - (VERSO)

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the heart to go on with my studies at all if you another teacher came here”.

When Anne got home that night she stacked all her text-books away in an old truck trunk (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)in the attic,(end superscript) locked it, and threw the key into the blanket box.

“I’m not even going to look at a school-book in vacation,” she told Marilla. “I’ve studied as hard all the term as I possibly could and I’ve pored over that geometry until I know every proposition in the first book off by heart, even when the letters are changed. I just feel tired of everything sensible and I’m going to let my imagination run loose riot for the summer. Oh, you needn’t be alarmed, Marilla. I’ll only let it run riot within reasonable limits. But I want to have a real good jolly time this summer for maybe it’s the last


yellowed page of a geometry book included numbered lists and a central diagram of labeled angles

"I've pored over that geometry until I know every proposition": Euclid's Geometry is organized into a system of postulates and axioms from which one can deduce many "propositions." The fifth proposition, from an 1899 textbook published in Toronto, is shown here.