THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER - online book

Original Illustrated Version By Mark Twain

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214                                                    TOM SAWYER,
village. Just as they got within its shelter the storm burst and the rain poured down. As soon as Tom got his breath he said:
"Huck, it was awful! I tried two of the keys, just as soft as I could; but they seemed to make such a power of racket that I couldn't hardly get my breath I was so scared. They wouldn't turn in the lock, either. Well, without noticing
THE HAUNTED ROOM.
what I was doing, I took hold of the knob, and open comes the door! It warn't locked ! I hopped in, and shook off the towel, and, great Caesars ghost I"
" What!—what 'd you see, Tom ! "
" Huck, I most stepped onto Injun Joe's hand! "
"No!"
"Yes! He was laying there, sound asleep on the floor, with his old patch on his eye and his arms spread out."
" Lordy, what did you do? Did he wake up ? "