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Chapter 33 - (VERSO)

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hotel, and laughter, silver clear, echoed and re-echored re-echoed around it. When they reached the hotel it was a blaze of light from top to bottom. They were met by the ladies of the concert committee one of whom took Anne off to the performers’ dressing room, which was filled with the members of a Charlottetown Symphony Club, among whom Anne felt suddenly shy (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)and frightened(end superscript) and countrified. Her dress which, in the east gable, had seemed so dainty and pretty, now seemed simple and plain—too simple and plain, she thought, amid all the silks and laces that glistened and rustled round her. What were her (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)pearl(end superscript) beads compared to the diamonds of the (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)big, handsome(end superscript) lady near her? And how poor her one wee white rose must look beside


newsprint column with a stairstep of letters spelling CONCERT down the middle

"Charlottetown Symphony Club": There were various musical groups and entertainments in Montgomery's Charlottetown, too. Here, an ad for a Philharmonic Society concert from the Daily Examiner from February 2, 1891.
Island Newspapers