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Notes - (VERSO)

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the homelights of Avonlea twinkling beyond, were the best and dearest hours in the whole week.

S18 over the crisp fields and along the ferny byways,

T18 thoughtful, imaginative ambitious students like herself.

U18 with a small but critical minority in favour of Anne Shirley.

V18 It saves me so much trouble in making myself love them.

W18 Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing[.]

X18 —each year a rose of promise to be woven into an immortal chaplet.

Y18 Josie said you were infatuated with her.”

Z18 so free from shadow and so lavish of blossom.