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1  And he tugged at her apron and the hands.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
2  Aunt Polly fell to crying and wringing her hands.
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3  They were satisfactory, and the property changed hands.
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4  I've took off thousands of warts off of my hands that way, Huck.
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5  He sat long with his elbows on his knees and his chin in his hands, meditating.
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6  She glanced around; found herself alone, and the next instant she had the book in her hands.
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7  And so on, with clapping of joyful hands till all the group had begged for invitations but Tom and Amy.
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8  Tom presently wondered to find that his coveted vacation was beginning to hang a little heavily on his hands.
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9  By and by she gave up, and let her hands drop; her face, all glowing with the struggle, came up and submitted.
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10  When he stood before the murdered man, he shook as with a palsy, and he put his face in his hands and burst into tears.
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11  There was another communing silence, broken at intervals by muffled sobs, and then the minister spread his hands abroad and prayed.
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12  They went about poking sticks into the sand, and when they found a soft place they went down on their knees and dug with their hands.
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13  The boys seized each others' hands and fled, with many tumblings and bruises, to the shelter of a great oak that stood upon the riverbank.
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14  Three minutes later the old man and his sons, well armed, were up the hill, and just entering the sumach path on tiptoe, their weapons in their hands.
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15  A groan escaped from poor Potter, and he put his face in his hands and rocked his body softly to and fro, while a painful silence reigned in the courtroom.
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16  When he entered the kitchen presently, with both eyes shut and groping for the towel with his hands, an honorable testimony of suds and water was dripping from his face.
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17  Four times he had his hands on that rich treasure and four times it wasted to nothingness in his fingers as sleep forsook him and wakefulness brought back the hard reality of his misfortune.
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18  At the end of half an hour Tom had a vague general idea of his lesson, but no more, for his mind was traversing the whole field of human thought, and his hands were busy with distracting recreations.
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19  Then he betook himself to his seat, rested his elbows on his desk and his jaws in his hands, and stared at the wall with the stony stare of suffering that has reached the limit and can no further go.
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20  Tom kissed her, with a choking sensation in his throat, and made a show of being confident of finding the searchers or an escape from the cave; then he took the kite-line in his hand and went groping down one of the passages on his hands and knees, distressed with hunger and sick with bodings of coming doom.
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