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Chapter 32

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said Diana. “Wouldn’t we have a perfectly elegant time? But I suppose you’ll have to cram in the evenings.”

“No; Miss Stacy has made us promise not to open a book at all. She says it would only tire and confuse us and we are to go out walking and not think about the ex exams at all (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)and go to bed early.(end superscript) It’s good advice, but I expect it will be hard to follow; good advice is apt to be, I think. Prissy Andrews told me that she sat up half the night every night of her Entrance week and crammed (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)for dear life.(end superscript); and I had determined to sit up at least as long as she did. It was so kind of your Aunt Josephine to ask me to stay at Beechwood while I’m in town.”

“You’ll write to me while you’re in, won’t you?”


"599": Montgomery mistakes the number in her re-numbering and writes the new number as "599," when it should be "589." Fortunately, she did not persist with this error in subsequent pages.


A row of brick office buildings and store fronts with more buildings and countryside in the background.

"go out walking": Grafton Street in Charlottetown, as seen in 1896, from Province House.
Public Archives and Records Office of Prince Edward Island, Acc2702/s23/20