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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
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  • At last she come and begun to ask me questions, but I COULDN’T answer them straight, I didn’t know which end of me was up; because these men was in such a fidget now that some was wanting to start right NOW and lay for them desperadoes, and saying it warn’t but a few minutes to midnight; and others was trying to get them to hold on and wait for the sheep-signal; and here was Aunty pegging away at the questions, and me a-shaking all over and ready to sink down in my tracks I was thatů

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  • Desperados would not be troubled by such niceties.
  • Surely this was the face of a desperado.
    Willa Cather  --  My Antonia

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