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Chapter 38 - (VERSO)

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thoughtful in him, (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)that’s what.(end superscript) Real self-sacrificing, too, for he’ll have his board to pay at White Sands, and everybody knows he’s got to earn his own way through college. So the trustees decided to take you. I was tickled to death when Thomas came home and told me.”

“I don’t feel I ought to take it,” murmured Anne. “I mean—I don’t think I ought to let Gilbert make such a sacrifice for—for me.”

“I guess you can’t prevent him now. He’s signed papers with the White Sands trustees. So it wouldn’t do him any good now if you were to refuse. Of course you’ll take the school, (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)Q19(end superscript) Bless my heart! What does all that winking and blinking at the Barry gable mean?”


LMM Notes

LMM Note Q19
You'll get along all right, now that there are no Pyes going. Josie was the last of them and a good thing she was, that's what. There's been some Pye or other going to Avonlea school for the last twenty years, and I guess their mission in life was to keep school teachers reminded that earth isn't their home.