Warning: If you have a visual impairment, use the manuscript transcript version including the Lucy Maud Montgomery’s foot notes and contextual annotation references.

Notes - (VERSO)

6127908                85


Into the Old Lady’s white face came a sudden faint stain of color, as if a rough hand had struck her cheek.

“Yes, I’ve heard of him,” she said.

“Well, it seems that he had a daughter, who was a very beautiful girl, and whom he idolized. She had a fine voice, and he was going to send her abroad to have it trained. But And she died. It nearly broke his heart, I understand. But ever since he sends one young girl away to Europe every year for a thorough musical education under the best teachers – in memory of his daughter. He has sent nine or ten already; but I fear there isn’t much chance for Sylvia


From "Old Lady Lloyd."