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Chapter 32 - (VERSO)

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When three weeks had gone by without the pass list appearing Anne began to feel that she really couldn’t stand the strain much longer. Her appetite failed and her interest in Avonlea doings vanished. (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)A18(end superscript) But one evening the news came. Anne was sitting at her open window, for the time forgetful of the woes of examinations and the cares of the world, as she drank in the beauty of the summer dusk, sweet-scented with flower-breaths from the garden below and sibilant (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)and rustling(end superscript) from the stir of the poplars. The (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)eastern(end superscript) sky above the firs was flushed faintly pink from the reflection of the west and Anne was wondering dreamily if the spirit of colour looked like that, when she saw Diana come flying down through the firs, over the


LMM Notes

LMM Note A18
Mrs. Lynde wanted to know what else you could expect with a Tory superintendent of education at the head of affairs, and Matthew, noting Anne's paleness and indifference and the lagging steps that bore her home from the post-office every afternoon began seriously to wonder if he hadn't better vote Grit at the next election.

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