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The Gay Days of Old

The Gay Days of Old is a short memoir that appeared in the 15 December 1919 issue of Farmers’ Magazine, a Toronto periodical, with the following subhead: “A Well-Known Author’s Reminiscences of Her Girlhood on a Canadian Farm.” The memoir is reprinted in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 1: A Life in Print.


Montgomery, L.M. “The Gay Days of Old.” Farmers’ Magazine (Toronto), 15 December 1919, 18, 46; also in Montgomery, “Scrapbook of Reviews,” 176–79.

Also in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 1: A Life in Print, 163–68.

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