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Chapter 9


rigidly on a chair beside it, her face swollen and tearstained, “This is and her eyes stubbornly fixed on the floor.(begin strikethrough)”(end strikethrough)

“This is a nice way for you to behave, Anne. Aren’t you ashamed of yourself?”

“She hadn’t any right to call me ugly and red-headed,” retorted Anne, evasive and defiant.

“You hadn’t any right to fly into such a fury and talk the way you did to her, Anne. I was ashamed of you., I wanted thoroughly ashamed of you. I wanted you to behave nicely to Mrs. Lynde and instead of that you have disgraced me. I’m sure I don’t know why you should lose your temper like that just because Mrs Lynde said


A green and black line drawing of an angry Anne confronting a shocked Mrs. Lynde while Marilla looks on

"This is a nice way for you to behave, Anne.": Another illustration of Anne's anger, this one from the 1969 Ryerson edition.