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Chapter 9

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“You can punish me in any way you like, Marilla. You can shut me up in a dark damp dungeon inhabited by snakes and toads and feed me only on bread and water and I shall not complain. But I cannot ask Mrs. Lynde to forgive me.”

“We’re not in the habit of shutting people up in damp, dark, dungeons,” said Marilla drily, (begin superscript)^I5(end superscript) “But apologize to Mrs. Lynde you must and shall and you’ll stay here in your room until you can tell me you’re willing to do it.”

“I shall have to stay here forever then,” said Anne mournfully, “because I can’t tell Mrs. Lynde I’m sorry I said those things to her. (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)How can I?(end superscript) I’m not sorry. (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)J5(end superscript) It was a great


LMM Notes

LMM Note I5
especially as they're rather scarce in Avonlea.

LMM Note J5
I'm sorry I've vexed you; but I'm glad I told her just what I did.