But she thought that if Gilbert had ever walked home with her from the train, over the crisp fields and along the ferny byways, they might have had many and merry and interesting conversations about the new world that was opening around them and their hopes and ambitions therein.
My father can afford to send me. Gilbert had ambitions, she knew, and Ruby Gillis did not seem the sort of person with whom such could be profitably discussed. The latter was, as she admitted, growing old, but her black eyes were not dim nor the vigor of her tongue in the least abated.
She had large, bright-blue eyes, a brilliant complexion, and a plump showy figure. Gilbert had ambitions, she knew, and Ruby Gillis did not seem the sort of person with whom such could be profitably discussed. Certain facts had become generally accepted. She could not help thinking, too, that it would be very pleasant to have such a friend as Gilbert to jest and chatter with and exchange ideas about books and studies and ambitions.
Anne no longer wished to win for the sake of defeating Gilbert; rather, for the proud consciousness of a well-won victory over a worthy foeman. Anne no longer wished to win for the sake of defeating Gilbert; rather, for the proud consciousness of a well-won victory over a worthy foeman.
And here we are, with the exams looming up next week. Anne thought those Friday evening gypsyings over the autumnal hills in the crisp golden air, with the homelights of Avonlea twinkling beyond, were the best and dearest hours in the whole week.
She laughed a great deal, was cheerful and good-tempered, and enjoyed the pleasant things of life frankly. Ruby Gillis was the handsomest girl of the year at the Academy; in the Second Year classes Stella Maynard carried off the palm for beauty, with small but critical minority in favour of Anne Shirley.
It was admitted that the medal contestants had practically narrowed down to three--Gilbert Blythe, Anne Shirley, and Lewis Wilson; the Avery scholarship was more doubtful, any one of a certain six being a possible winner.
The bronze medal for mathematics was considered as good as won by a fat, funny little up-country boy with a bumpy forehead and a patched coat. Anne did not think so either, but she would not have said so for the Avery scholarship.
In spite of lessons the students found opportunities for pleasant times. Diana and several other Avonlea young folks were generally on hand to meet them and they all walked over to Avonlea in a merry party.
Ruby was a very handsome young lady, now thinking herself quite as grown up as she really was; she wore her skirts as long as her mother would let her and did her hair up in town, though she had to take it down when she went home.
She could not help thinking, too, that it would be very pleasant to have such a friend as Gilbert to jest and chatter with and exchange ideas about books and studies and ambitions.Anne of Green Gables is the story of a little orphan girl, Anne Shirley, finding a home at Green Gables with the unsuspecting brother and.
I love Anne of Green Gables and can’t wait to share the stories with my daughters. In my youth, I used to take solo walks through a botanical garden and totally channeled Anne and gave crazy descriptive names to all the ponds and different sections in there.
Comparing Anne of Green Gables to "In Spite of Myself" The works of ultimedescente.commery may be about love or everyday life; and her setting mostly takes place in a poor cottage or a society mansion.
But always, her stories open up for us a world we have lost, a world of old-fashioned values and concerns, a world that we enter into gladly/5(1). Jul 25, · Anne's homesickness wore off, greatly helped in the wearing by her weekend visits home.
As long as the open weather lasted the Avonlea students went out to Carmody on the new branch railway every Friday night. This orphan girl dreams of the day when she can call herself Anne of Green Gables.
Chapter The Winter at Queen's Anne's homesickness wore off, greatly helped in the wearing by her weekend visits home.
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