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Chapter 30

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these three years but especially in her looks. She’s a real pretty girl got

to be, (begin strikethrough)”(end strikethrough)(begin strikethrough).(end strikethrough) though I can’t say I’m overly


partial to that pale big-eyed style myself. I like more snap and colour, like Diana Barry, has(begin strikethrough),(end strikethrough)(begin strikethrough)”(end strikethrough) or Ruby Gillis.


Ruby Gillis’ looks are real showy. But somehow—I don’t know how it is, but when Anne and them are together, though she ain’t half as handsome, she makes them look kind of common and overdone—something like them white June lilies she calls narcissus alongside of the big red peonies, that’s what.”

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"that's what": Changes at the end of the chapter; it is unusual to see this kind of revision at the end of a chapter. It took Montgomery several tries to get Rachel Lynde’s comment just right.