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Marilla Cuthbert Quotes

Four of the best book quotes from Marilla Cuthbert
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“When I think something nice is going to happen I seem to fly right up on the wings of anticipation; and then the first thing I realize I drop down to earth with a thud. But really, Marilla, the flying part is glorious as long as it lasts... it’s like soaring through a sunset. I think it almost pays for the thud.”
L. M. Montgomery
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Anne of Avonlea
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Marilla Cuthbert
Anne Shirley
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excitement
reality
flying
looking on the bright side
anticipation
concepts
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“When I left Queen’s my future seemed to stretch out before me like a straight road. I thought I could see along it for many a milestone. Now there is a bend in it. I don’t know what lies around the bend, but I’m going to believe that the best does. It has a fascination of its own, that bend, Marilla.”
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“But really, Marilla, one can’t stay sad very long in such an interesting world, can one?”
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“But have you ever noticed one encouraging thing about me, Marilla? I never make the same mistake twice.” “I don’t know as that’s much benefit when you’re always making new ones.”

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