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was undignified, and you must have some dignity about a minister, mustn’t you, Matthew?

R12 and full of all good and beautiful enthusiasms for their chosen life work.

S12 and you know, Marilla, that is exactly what I’ve always thought.

T12. I suppose Mrs. Allan is too old to dance and sing and of course it wouldn’t be dignified in a minister’s wife. But I can just feel she’s glad she’s a Christian and that she’d be one even if she could get to heaven without it.”

U12 as they sat on the big red stones by the Dryad’s Bubble and made rainbows in the water with little twigs dipped in fir balsam.

V12 It’s such a responsibility having the minister’s wife to tea[.]