Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Chapters 06 to 10

By Mark Twain

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...HUCKLEBERRY FINN

By Mark Twain

Part 2.



CHAPTER VI.

WELL, pretty soon the old man was up and around...

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...I was used to
being where I was, and liked it--all but the cowhide part.

It was...

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...blanket, and went to work to saw a
section of the big bottom log out--big enough...

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...walk off with the gun and some lines, and
take to the woods when I run...

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...the blamed country and never come
a-near it agin. Them's the very words. I...

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...got to set stock-still for six whole months before it
can take a hold of a...

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...him on the cheek--but I couldn't see no snakes. He started
and run round and...

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...clumb up as easy as I could, not to make any noise, and got down...

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...this--she's worth ten dollars. But when I
got to shore pap wasn't in sight yet,...

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...and towed it ashore. Then we had dinner.
Anybody but pap would a waited and...

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...All safe. So I took the gun and went up a piece into the...

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... The meal sifted
out and made a little track all the way to the lake....

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... I
couldn't tell how many was in it. It kept a-coming, and when it...

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...I rose up, and there was Jackson's
Island, about two mile and a half down stream,...

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...I hopped up, and went and
looked out at a hole in the leaves, and I...

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...and had a good long smoke, and went on watching. The
ferryboat was floating with...

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...was all right now. Nobody else would come a-hunting after me.
I got my traps...

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...on, and so
on. If I see a stump, I took it for a man;...

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...felt better right off.

So I took my paddle and slid out from shore just a...

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...warn't dead. I was ever so
glad to see Jim. I warn't lonesome now....

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...you, Huck?"

"Blamed if I would, Jim."

"Well, I b'lieve you, Huck. I--I RUN OFF."

"Jim!"

"But mind,...

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...cattle 'bout daylight, so dey wouldn' 'spec to see me
roun' de place, en so dey...

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...bread to eat all this time? Why didn't
you get mud-turkles?"

"How you gwyne to git...

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...long time fust, en so you might git
discourage' en kill yo'sef 'f you didn' know...

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...But he's lucky, dey say, en I see I
warn't lucky. De dream say let...

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...and did I want the things to
get wet?

So we went back and got the canoe,...

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...when it's gwyne to rain, en so do de
birds, chile."

The river went on raising and...

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...didn't budge. So I hollered again, and then Jim says:

"De man ain't asleep--he's dead....

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...good enough leg, though it
was too long for me and not long enough for Jim,...

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...upper end of the
ridge, and got out of tobacco. I went to the cavern...

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...the new moon over his left
shoulder as much as a thousand times than take up...

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...and dress up like a girl? That was a good
notion, too. So we...