The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn - online book

Complete illustrated version of Mark Twain's classic book.

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up! what you 'bout!"
I opened my eyes and looked around, trying to make out where I was. It was after sun-up, and I had been sound asleep. Pap was standing over me, looking sour—and sick, too. He says—
" What you doin' with this
I judged he didn't know nothing about what he had been doing, so I says:
"Somebody tried to get in, so I was laying for him."
"Why didn't you roust me out?"
" Well I tried to, but I couldn't;
I couldn't budge you."
"Well, all right. Don't stand there palavering all day, but out with you and see if there's a fish on the lines for breakfast. I'll be along in a minute."
He unlocked the door and I cleared out, up the river bank. I noticed some pieces of limbs and such things floating down, and a sprink­ling of bark; so I knowed the river had begun to rise. I reckoned I would have great times, now, if I was over at the town. The June rise used to be always luck for me ; because as soon as that rise begins, here comes cord-wood floating down, and pieces of log rafts—sometimes a dozen