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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • Tom contrived to scarify the cupboard with it, and was arranging to begin on the bureau, when he was called off to dress for Sunday-school.
  • He had also contrived to catch a few bats, and these, also, he had eaten, leaving only their claws.

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  • The novel has a contrived ending.
  • contrived coyness

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