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Chapter 37 - (VERSO)

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happened?—why didn’t you—”

“We had a quarrel. I wouldn’t forgive him when he asked me to. I meant to, after awhile—but I was sulky and angry and I wanted to punish him first. He never came back—the Blythes were all mighty independent. But I always felt—rather sorry. I’ve always kind of wished I’d forgiven him when I had the chance.”

“So you’ve had a bit of romance in your life, too,” said Anne softly.

“Yes, I suppose you might call it that. You wouldn’t think so, to look at me, would you? (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)K19(end superscript) Everybody has forgot about me and John. I’d forgotten myself.(begin strikethrough)”(end strikethrough) But it all came back to me when I saw Gilbert last Sunday.”


LMM Notes

LMM Note K19
But you can never tell about people from their insides.

[Montgomery seems to have been confused when she was writing up the note here. The first edition corrects the mistake about inside/outside and straightens out the wording "But you never can tell about people from their outsides."]