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it was all a dream. Then I’d pinch myself to see if it was real – until suddenly I remembered that even supposing it was only a dream I’d better go on dreaming as long as I could; so I stopped pinching. But it is real and we’re nearly home[.]”

C2 He nodded at the child, remembering that he had never even asked her name.

D2. “Well, this is a pretty piece of business!” ejaculated Marilla.

E2. The child raised her head (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)quickly(end superscript), revealing a tear-stained face and trembling lips.” You would cry

F2. Oh, this is the most tragical thing that ever happened to me.”

Something like a (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)reluctant(end superscript) smile, rather rusty from long disuse, mellowed Marilla’s grim expression.

G2 reluctantly faltered forth the owner of that name.