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We should regret our mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them forward into the future with us

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

“He may have deserved it, but that is not the point. If I had calmly and deliberately decided to whip him because I thought it a just punishment for him I would not feel over it as I do. But the truth is, Mrs. Allan, that I just flew into a temper and whipped him because of…

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This day’s done and there’s a new one coming tomorrow, with no mistakes in it yet

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

“I can’t help it. I want everybody to love me and it hurts me so when anybody doesn’t. And Anthony never will now. Oh, I just made an idiot of myself to-day, Marilla. I’ll tell you the whole story.”

Marilla listened to the whole story, and if she smiled at…

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