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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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accord
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • The boy's soul was steeped in melancholy; his feelings were in happy accord with his surroundings.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Tom got more cuffs and kisses that day—according to Aunt Polly's varying moods—than he had earned before in a year; and he hardly knew which expressed the most gratefulness to God and affection for himself.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He presently got safely beyond the reach of capture and punishment, and hastened toward the public square of the village, where two "military" companies of boys had met for conflict, according to previous appointment.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A little green worm came crawling over a dewy leaf, lifting two-thirds of his body into the air from time to time and "sniffing around," then proceeding again—for he was measuring, Tom said; and when the worm approached him, of its own accord, he sat as still as a stone, with his hopes rising and falling, by turns, as the creature still came toward him or seemed inclined to go elsewhere; and when at last it considered a painful moment with its curved body in the air and then came…  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: accord her the respect deserved
as in: according to, or in accord with
as in: reached an accord
as in: done of her own accord
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