MURDER in Classic Quotes

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Quotes from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
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1  The dreadful secret of the murder was a chronic misery.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
2  Several witnesses deposed concerning Potter's guilty behavior when brought to the scene of the murder.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
3  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.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
4  Then he remembered that the Widow Douglas had been kind to him more than once, and maybe these men were going to murder her.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
5  But you can't hang a "clew" for murder, and so after that detective had got through and gone home, Tom felt just as insecure as he was before.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
6  Two or three minutes later the murdered man, the blanketed corpse, the lidless coffin, and the open grave were under no inspection but the moon's.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
7  He drifted listlessly down the street and found Jim Hollis acting as judge in a juvenile court that was trying a cat for murder, in the presence of her victim, a bird.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
8  Now a witness was called who testified that he found Muff Potter washing in the brook, at an early hour of the morning that the murder was discovered, and that he immediately sneaked away.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
9  Every day or two, during this time of sorrow, Tom watched his opportunity and went to the little grated jail-window and smuggled such small comforts through to the "murderer" as he could get hold of.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI