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Chapter 32 - (VERSO)

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shaking hands could accomplish the task. Then she snatched up the paper. Yes, she had passed—there was her name at the very top of a list of two hundred! That moment was worth living for.

“You did just splendidly, Anne,” puffed Diana, recovering sufficiently to sit up and speak, for Anne, starry-eyed and rapt, had not uttered a word. “Father brought the paper home from Bright River not ten minutes ago – it came out on the afternoon train, you know, and won’t be here till tomorrow by mail – and when I saw the pass list I just rushed over (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)like a wild thing.(end superscript) You’ve all passed, every one of you, Moody Spurgeon and all, although he’s conditioned in history. Jane and Ruby did pretty well – they’re


a yellowed newsprint list of names, the edges of paper are worn and ripped

"there was her name at the very top": Montgomery took evident pride in preserving her own list, pasting it to the corner of a scrapbook page and underlining her own name and those of her friends (Blue Scrapbook, p. 5; Imagining Anne, p. 20).
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