The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn - online book

Complete illustrated version of Mark Twain's classic book.

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They swarmed up the street towards Sher-burn's house, a-whooping and yelling and raging like Injuns, and every­thing had to clear the way or get run over and tromped to mush, and it was awful to see. Children was heel­ing it ahead of the mob, screaming and trying to get out of the way ; and every window along the road was full of women's heads, and there was nig­ger boys in every tree, and bucks and wenches looking over every fence; and as soon as the mob would get nearly to them they would break and skaddle back out of reach. Lots of the women and girls was crying and taking on, scared most to death. They swarmed up in front of Sher-burn's palings as thick as they could jam together, and you couldn't hear your­self think for the noise. It was a little twenty-foot yard. Some sung out "Tear down the fence ! tear down the fence !" Then there was a racket of ripping and tearing and smashing, and down she goes, and the front wall of the crowd begins to roll in like a wave.
Just then Sherburn steps out on to the roof of his little front porch, with a