Anne of Windy Willows (Anne of Green Gables Series, Book 4)

Anne of Windy Willows (Anne of Green Gables Series, Book 4)

Lucy Maud Montgomery

Language: English

Pages: 181

ISBN: 4102113053

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

The fourth book about the red-haired Anne Shirley from Green Gables.

Now a young woman and her romance with Gilbert Blythe beginning to flourish, Anne Shirley becomes Principal of Summerside High School. But Summerside is virtually ruled by the Pringle family, who don't want Anne at the school. It takes all of Anne's courage and tact, and the comfort she draws from the eccentric household at Windy Willows, to overcome local prejudice and confront the dreaded Pringles.

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‘I had almost forgotten. I promised Mrs MacLean our recipe for pound cake some time ago. Perhaps you won’t mind handing it to her. And tell her the sweating process is very important – quite indispensable, indeed. Ellen, your bonnet is slightly over one ear. You had better adjust it before we leave. We – we were somewhat agitated while dressing.’ Anne told the widows and Rebecca Dew that she had given Andy Bryce’s old diary to the ladies of Maplehurst, and that they had come to thank her for it.

the crimson winds of autumn, and the wild winds of all seasons – ‘stormy wind, fulfilling his word’. How I’ve always thrilled to that Bible verse, as if each and every wind had a message for me! I’ve always envied the boy who flew with the North Wind in that beautiful old story of George Macdonald’s. Some night, Gilbert, I’ll open my tower casement and just step into the arms of the wind – and Rebecca Dew will never know why my bed wasn’t slept in that night. I hope when we find our ‘house of

relation of mine. I haven’t any relative on the Island – now.’ ‘Where were you born?’ asked Aunt Kate. ‘N.B. Father and Mother died when I was ten, and I came over here to live with a cousin of mother’s – I called her Aunt Ida. She died too, you know, three years ago.’ ‘Jim Armstrong came from New Brunswick,’ said Rebecca Dew. ‘He ain’t a real Islander; wouldn’t be such a crank if he was. We have our peculiarities, but we’re civilized.’ ‘I’m not sure that I want to discover a relation in the

stairs, and by reason of sliding down the banisters got to the front door more quickly than Anne, the coyote skin coming unloosed and drifting away in the process. ‘We never buy anything from pedlars,’ Gerald told the lady standing on the doorstep. ‘Can I see your mother?’ asked the caller. ‘No, you can’t. Mother’s gone to Aunt Ella’s funeral. Miss Shirley’s looking after us. That’s her coming down the stairs. She’ll make you scat.’ Anne did feel rather like making the caller ‘scat’ when she

go down to the house for fear Aunt Maggie might see me – and we’ll just step up to Julia’s and be married in a brace of shakes. All my folks will be there, so it will make the poor darling quite comfortable. Franklin Westcott said I should never get his daughter. I’ll show him he was mistaken.’ 7 Tuesday was a gloomy day in late November. Occasional cold, gusty showers drifted over the hills. The world seemed a dreary, outlived place, seen through a grey drizzle. ‘Poor Dovie hasn’t a very nice

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