By L.M. Montgomery
On Prince Edward Island, the place Anne Shirley grew up within the sea-sprayed city of Avonlea, there has been no scarcity of amazing stories. There used to be the case of Ludovic pace, who would not suggest to the girl he had courted for fifteen years until eventually Anne devised a plan to "speed" him up . . . if it did not backfire and holiday his heart. But nobody may well blame mischievous Anne for the hilarious conflict of the sexes that erupted whilst a man-hating girl and her cat acquired quarantined within the related residence with a woman-hating bachelor and his puppy. From sprawling Penhallow Grange, the place a relatives waits approximately perpetually for 2 quarreling fans to damage their obdurate silence, to the tumbledown farm of previous guy Shaw, who awaits the retum of his loved daughter, L. M. Montgomery has written twelve stories of mystery hopes and hidden goals, packed with appeal and humor.
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Wants a moosical eddication," finished up Crooked Jack, "and, by jingo, she orter have it, for anything like the voice of her I never heerd. She sung for us that evening after supper and I thought 'twas an angel singing. It just went through me like a shaft o' light. The Spencer young ones are crazy over her already. " When the Old Lady had found out everything Crooked Jack could tell her, she went into the house and sat down by the window of her little sitting-room to think it all over. She was tingling from head to foot with excitement.
Anne was visiting for a fortnight of her vacation at Echo Lodge, where Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Irving were spending the summer, and she often ran over to the old Dix homestead to chat for awhile with Theodora. They had had their chat out, on this particular evening, and Anne was giving herself over to the delight of building an air-castle. She leaned her shapely head, with its braided coronet of dark red hair, against the window-casing, and her gray eyes were like the moonlight gleam of shadowy pools.
IV. The August Chapter One day the minister's wife rushed in where Spencervale people had feared to tread, went boldly to Old Lady Lloyd, and asked her if she wouldn't come to their Sewing Circle, which met fortnightly on Saturday afternoons. " The Old Lady was on the point of refusing rather haughtily. Not that she was opposed to missions--or sewing circles either--quite the contrary, but she knew that each member of the Circle was expected to pay ten cents a week for the purpose of procuring sewing materials; and the poor Old Lady really did not see how she could afford it.