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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • He tried it; but in the darkness the distant echoes sounded so hideously that he tried it no more.
  • But the first step he made wrung such a hideous creak from the crazy floor that he sank down almost dead with fright.
  • No—better still, he would join the Indians, and hunt buffaloes and go on the warpath in the mountain ranges and the trackless great plains of the Far West, and away in the future come back a great chief, bristling with feathers, hideous with paint, and prance into Sunday-school, some drowsy summer morning, with a bloodcurdling war-whoop, and sear the eyeballs of all his companions with unappeasable envy.

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  • The beast had hideous fangs.
  • He had a hideous scar running from his forehead to his jaw.

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