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imaginings. Just you stick to bald facts. Begin at the beginning. Where were you born and how old are you?”

“I was eleven last March.” said Anne,

H3. Aren’t Walter and Bertha lovely names? I’m so glad my parents had nice names.(begin strikethrough)”(end strikethrough) It would be a real “I guess it disgrace to have a father named —well, say Jedediah, wouldn’t it?”

“I guess it doesn’t matter what a person’s name is as long as he behaves himself,” said Marilla, “Well, I don’t feeling herself called upon to inculcate a good and useful moral.

“Well, I don’t know,” Anne looked doubtful. “I read in a book once that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet but I’ve never been able to believe it. I don’t