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Chapter 33 - (VERSO)

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everybody and everybody was very nice to her. (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)I18(end superscript) They had supper in the big, beautifully decorated dining room; Diana and Jane were invited to partake of this also, since they had come with Anne, but Billy was nowhere to be found, having decamped in mortal fear of some such invitation. He was in waiting for them, (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)with the team. or(end superscript) however, when it was all over and the three girls came merrily out into the calm white moonshine (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)radiance.(end superscript) Anne breathed deeply, and looked into the clear sky beyond the dark boughs of the firs. J18

“Hasn’t it been a perfectly splendid time?” sighed Jane, as they drove away. “I just wish I was a rich American and could spend my summer at a hotel and wear


LMM Notes

LMM Note I18
The professional elocutionist Mrs. Evans, came and chatted with her, telling her that she had a charming voice and "interpreted" her selections beautifully. Even the white-lace girl paid her a languid little compliment.

LMM Note J18
Oh, it was good to be out again in the purity and silence of the night! How great and still and wonderful everything was, with the murmur of the sea sounding through it and the darkling cliffs beyond like grim guardians guarding enchanted coasts.


a yellowed card showing four different photos of a well-appointed dining room with white linens and ornate woodwork

"beautifully decorated dining room": Here, a postcard from the Hotel Victoria in Charlottetown from 1905.
Public Archives and Record Office of Prince Edward Island, Acc2658/1