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Chapter 9


angry with herself as with Anne because, whenever she recalled Mrs. Rachel’s dumbfounded countenance her lips twitched with amusement and she felt a most reprehensible desire to laugh.



"reprehensible desire to laugh": Many chapters in this first half of the manuscript end with Montgomery building (or adding or editing) Marilla's sense of humour.