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Chapter 4


pilgrimage. There Marilla left her until the early dinner was on the table.

“I suppose I can have the mare and buggy this afternoon, Matthew,” said Marilla. B3 “I’m going to drive over to White Sands.

“I’m going to drive over to White Sands and settle this thing. I’ll take Anne with me and Mrs. Spencer will probably make arrangements to send her back to Nova Scotia at once. I’ll set your tea out for you and I’ll be home in time to milk the cows.”

Still Matthew said nothing and Marilla had a sense of having wasted words and breath. C3

Matthew hitched the sorrel into the buggy in due time and Marilla and Anne set off. Matthew opened the yard gate for them and as


LMM Notes

LMM Note B3
Matthew nodded and looked wistfully at Anne. Marilla intercepted the look and said grimly,

LMM Note C3
There is nothing more aggravating than a man who won't talk back - unless it is a woman who won't.(begin strikethrough)"(end strikethrough)