But one can dream just as well in them as in lovely trailing ones, with frills around the neck, that is one consolation.”
M2. Anne’s white face and big eyes appeared over the bedclothes with startling suddenness.
N2. Then she dived down into invisibility again.
O2. Matthew was smoking – a
sure sure sign of perturbation of mind. He seldom smoked, for Marilla set her face against it as a filthy habit; but at certain times and seasons he felt driven to it and then Marilla winked at the practice, realizing that a mere man must have some vent for his emotions.
P2. uncomfortably driven into a corner for his precise meaning.