- "I read in a book once that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but I've never been able to believe it. I don't believe a rose would be as nice if it was called a thistle or a skunk-cabbage."
- This article is about the Avonlea school and Queen's Academy pupil. You may be looking for the Queen's Academy and Redmond College pupil, Priscilla Grant.
Prissy was born in 1861 in Avonlea, Prince Edward Island, to Mr. and Mrs. Andrews. She was raised there along with her relative Billy Andrews and other members of her family. Prissy attended Avonlea school in September 1867.
Prissy most likely married Teddy Phillips.
Priscilla is a female given name of Latin origin and means ancient or venerable. This name was popular in late 19th century. The word prissy also means stuck-up, show-off or a goody two-shoes.
- Prissy shares her first name with Priscilla Grant, a girl who went to Queen's Academy and Redmond College with Anne Shirley.
Behind the scenesEdit
- In Anne of Green Gables (1979), Prissy was the older sister of Jane Andrews. In the books, they were not sisters, but most likely cousins or distant relatives. In the same series, Prissy married Mr. Phillips. The books give no indication whether Mr. Phillips' courtship of Prissy continued after he left Avonlea.
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