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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • At church "sociables" he was always called upon to read poetry; and when he was through, the ladies would lift up their hands and let them fall helplessly in their laps, and "wall" their eyes, and shake their heads, as much as to say, "Words cannot express it; it is too beautiful, TOO beautiful for this mortal earth."  (not reviewed by editor)

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