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W4 “I don’t suppose you are any more surprised than I am myself,” said Marilla, “I’m getting over my surprise now.”

X4 And I must say I like her myself—although I admit she has her faults. The house seems a different place already. She’s a real bright little thing.”

Marilla said more than she when had intended to say when she began, for she read disapproval in Mrs Rachel’s expression.

Y4. Mrs. Rachel was one of those delightful and popular people who pride themselves on speaking their mind without fear or favour.

Z4 —a louder stamp with each assertion of hatred.