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S3. Marilla Cuthbert, you’re fairly in for it. Did you ever suppose you’d see the day when you’d be adopting an orphan (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)girl?(end superscript) It’s surprising enough; but not so surprising as that Matthew should be at the bottom of it; him that always seemed to have such a mortal dread of little girls. Anyhow,

T3. I haven’t any use at all for little girls who arent neat.”

U3. Half the time though I’d be in such a hurry to get into bed forget, I’d be in such a hurt to get into bed, nice and quiet: and imagine things.”

“You’ll have to remember a little better,(begin strikethrough)”(end strikethrough) if you stay here” admonished Marilla. “There, that looks something like. Say your


[Mistakes in numbering: S3 should have been X3, and correct numbering is not restored until the next chapter with A4. In addition, Montgomery has misnumbered the pages themselves, as this is now the second page 21.]