THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER - online book

Original Illustrated Version By Mark Twain

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"AN AWFUL SNUG PLACE:*
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The money was soon in the bags and the boys took it up to the cross-rock.
" Now less fetch the guns and things," said Huck.
"No, Huckóleave them there. They're just the tricks to have when we go to robbing. We'll keep them there all the time, and we'll hold our orgies there, too. It's an awful snug place for orgies."
"What's orgies?"
"Idono. But robbers always have orgies, and of course we've got to have
" GOT IT AT LAST ! "
them, too. Come along, Huck, we've been in here a long time. It's getting late, I reckon. I'm hungry, too. We'll eat and smoke when we get to the skiff." They presently emerged into the clump of sumach bushes, looked warily out, found the coast clear, and were soon lunching and smoking in the skiff. As the sun dipped toward the horizon they pushed out and got under way. Tom skimmed up the shore through the long twilight, chatting cheerily with Huck, and landed shortly after dark.