Anne Shirley, Part 1 Trivia Quiz
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3. Now I lay me down to sleep
After Marilla has decided that Anne should stay at Green Gables, she urges Anne to say a bedtime prayer, and discovers that Anne has never prayed and “is next door to a perfect heathen”. What does she decide to do?
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The Peep of Day, published in 1833 by F.L. Mortimer and still available today, is subtitled “a series of the earliest religious instruction the infant mind is capable of receiving”. Mrs. Mortimer did not shy away from telling the little children that if they did not love God, they would be bound in chains and put into a lake of fire, where they would gnash their teeth, and weep and wail forever. We are not told of Anne’s reaction to the Peep of Day. We do know that Marilla gave Anne the Lord’s Prayer to memorize.
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