Original Illustrated Version By Mark Twain

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was something about Aunt Polly's manner, when she kissed Tom, that swept away his low spirits and made him light-hearted and happy again. He started to school and had the luck of coming upon Becky Thatcher at the head of Meadow Lane. His mood al­ways determined his manner. Without a moment's hesitation he ran to her and said :
" I acted mighty mean to-day, Becky, and I'm so sorry. I won't ever, ever do that way again, as long as ever I live— please make up, won't you? "
The girl stopped and looked him scorn-
fully in the face:
"I'll thank you to keep yourself to yourself, Mr. Thomas Sawyer. I'll never speak to you again."
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