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Robin Hood
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

8 uses
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Definition legendary English outlaw of the 12th century; said to have robbed the rich to help the poor
  • I am Robin Hood, as thy caitiff carcase soon shall know.
    Chapter 8 (78% in)
  • "Well, say, Joe, you can be Friar Tuck or Much the miller's son, and lam me with a quarter-staff; or I'll be the Sheriff of Nottingham and you be Robin Hood a little while and kill me."
    Chapter 8 (91% in)
  • Then Tom became Robin Hood again, and was allowed by the treacherous nun to bleed his strength away through his neglected wound.
    Chapter 8 (92% in)
  • And at last Joe, representing a whole tribe of weeping outlaws, dragged him sadly forth, gave his bow into his feeble hands, and Tom said, "Where this arrow falls, there bury poor Robin Hood under the greenwood tree."
    Chapter 8 (95% in)
  • Do you know Robin Hood, Huck?
    Chapter 26 (8% in)
  • Who's Robin Hood?"
    Chapter 26 (8% in)
  • But we'll play Robin Hood—it's nobby fun.
    Chapter 26 (14% in)
  • So they played Robin Hood all the afternoon, now and then casting a yearning eye down upon the haunted house and passing a remark about the morrow's prospects and possibilities there.
    Chapter 26 (14% in)

There are no more uses of "Robin Hood" in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

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