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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • The boys were subdued by these solemnities, and talked little.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He heard no noise on board, for the young people were as subdued and still as people usually are who are nearly tired to death.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As he lay in the early morning recalling the incidents of his great adventure, he noticed that they seemed curiously subdued and far away—somewhat as if they had happened in another world, or in a time long gone by.  (not reviewed by editor)

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