“…he was very eccentric.”
"What does that mean?" asked Peter.
"Hush! It just means queer," said Cecily, nudging him with her elbow. "A common man would be queer, but when it’s a minister, it’s eccentric.”
Excerpt From: Lucy Maud Montgomery. “The Story Girl”
“I know I’m too much inclined that, way” agreed Anne ruefully. “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.”
Anne of Green Gables
Next year, boys.