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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
“Everybody was willing. So Tom got out a sheet of paper that he had wrote the oath on, and read it.... And if anybody that belonged to the band told the secrets, he must have his throat cut, and then have his carcass burnt up and the ashes scattered around, and his name blotted off the list with blood and never mentioned again by the gang, but have a curse put on it and be forgot, forever” (page 9)

“It was ‘lection day, and I was just about to go and vote, myself, if I warn’t too drunk to get there; but when they told me there was a state in this country where they’d let that, nigger vote, I drawed out.” (page 29)

“The nigger run off the very night Huck Finn was killed. So there’s a reward out for him – three hundred dollars. And there’s a reward out for old Finn too – two hundred dollars.” (page 59)

“Well, he was right; he was most always right; he had an uncommon level head, for a nigger.” (page 79)

“Jim said it made him all over trembly and feverish to be so close to freedom. Well, I can tell you it made me all over trembly and feverish, too, to hear him, because I begun to get it through my head that he was most free – and who was to blame for it? Why, me I couldn’t get that out of my conscience, no how nor no way.” (page 90)

“They all asked me questions, and I told them how pap an me and all the family was living on a little farm down at the bottom on Arkansaw, and my sister Mary Ann run off and got married…