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spectacle
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

10 uses
  • He reeled and fell partly upon Potter, flooding him with his blood, and in the same moment the clouds blotted out the dreadful spectacle and the two frightened boys went speeding away in the dark.
    Chapter 9 (74% in)
  • The old lady pulled her spectacles down and looked over them about the room; then she put them up and looked out under them.
    Chapter 1 (8% in)
  • Her spectacles were propped up on her gray head for safety.
    Chapter 3 (3% in)
  • He was so brimful of exultation that he could hardly hold himself when the old lady came back and stood above the wreck discharging lightnings of wrath from over her spectacles.
    Chapter 3 (58% in)
  • But the pathos, the lesson, the moral of the great spectacle were lost upon the boy; he only thought of the conspicuousness of the principal character before the on-looking nations; his face lit with the thought, and he said to himself that he wished he could be that child, if it was a tame lion.
    Chapter 5 (62% in)
  • Arrived at the dreadful place, he wormed his small body through the crowd and saw the dismal spectacle.
    Chapter 11 (17% in)
  • But everybody was talking, and intent upon the grisly spectacle before them.
    Chapter 11 (21% in)
  • He kept drifting to the rear of the schoolhouse, again and again, to sear his eyeballs with the hateful spectacle there.
    Chapter 18 (78% in)
  • He found Joe Harper studying a Testament, and turned sadly away from the depressing spectacle.
    Chapter 22 (66% in)
  • The spectacle took the general breath away.
    Chapter 34 (85% in)

There are no more uses of "spectacle" in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

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