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that you’ve won the Avery?”

“No. I’m going to Redmond in September. Doesn’t it seem wonderful? I’ll have a brand-new stock of ambition laid in by that time after three (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)glorious, golden(end superscript) months of vacation. Jane and Ruby are going to teach. Isn’t it splendid to think we all got through, even to Moody Spurgeon and Josie Pye?”

“The Newbridge trustees have offered Jane their school already,” said Diana. “Gilbert Blythe is going to teach, too. He has to. His father can’t afford to send him to college next year, after all, so he means to earn his own way through. I expect he’ll get the school here if Miss Ames decides to leave.”

Anne felt a queer little sensation of dismayed surprise. She had not known this; she had expected that


"the Avery": The $250 a year of the Avery scholarship was intended to cover room, board, tuition, and expenses for the full year.


a large brick building with a tall central spire stands in a group of trees across a clearing

"Redmond": The Forrest Building at Dalhousie University in Montgomery's time.
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