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Chapter 8


be able to think out another one as good. Somehow, things never are so good when they’re thought out a second time. Have you ever noticed that?[“]

“Here is something for you to notice, Anne. When I tell you to do a thing I want you to obey me at once and not stand stock-still and discourse about it. Just you go and do as I bid you.”

Anne promptly departed for the pa sitting room across the hall; she failed to return; after waiting ten minutes Marilla (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)laid down her knitting and(end superscript) marched marched [sic] after her with a grim expression. She found Anne standing (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)motionless(end superscript) before a picture hanging on the wall, (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)between the two windows(end superscript) with her hands clasped behind her, her face uplifted and her eyes astar with dreams. H4


LMM Notes

LMM Note H4
The white and green light strained through apple trees and clustering vines outside and fell over the rapt little figure with a half-unearthly radiance.