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Chapter 30 - (VERSO)

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have turned out so well that first day I was here three years ago,” said Mrs. Rachel. “Lawful heart, shall I ever forget that tantrum of hers! When I went home that night I says to Thomas, says I, ‘Mark my words, Thomas, Marilla Cuthbert’ll live to rue the step she’s took.’ But I was mistaken and I’m not one rea real glad of it. I ain’t one of those kind of people, Marilla, as never can be bro brought to own up that they’ve made a mistake. No, that never was my way, thank goodness. I did make a mistake in judging Anne, but it weren’t no wonder for an odder, unexpecteder (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)witch of a(end superscript) child there never was in this world, (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)that’s what.(end superscript) There was no ciphering her out by the rules that worked with other children. Its nothing short of wonderful how she’s improved