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Chapter 34 - (VERSO)

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tears freely before Ruby came along. Q18 Cake! You’ll give me a teeny piece, won’t you? Thank you. It has the real Avonlea flavour.”

Ruby, perceiving the Queen’s calendar lying on the table wanted to know if Anne meant to try for the gold medal.

Anne blushed and admitted she was thinking of it.

“Oh, that reminds me,” said Josie. “Queen’s is to get one of the Avery scholarships after all. The word came to-day. Frank Stockley told me—his uncle is one of the board of goven governor’s, you know. It will be announced in the Academy to-morrow.”

An Avery scholarship! Anne felt her heart beat more quickly, and the horizons of her ambition shifted and broadened as if by magic. Before Josie


LMM Notes

LMM Note Q18
I don't mind being a goose so much if somebody else is goosey, too.


"Avery scholarship": Montgomery created the fictional "Avery" for the novel, but in 1998, two Island business owners established an Avery Scholarship at the University of Prince Edward Island in honour of Montgomery and her "Anne."