1 Down to Silas Phelps' place, two mile below here.
2 I wonder if Uncle Silas is going to hang this nigger.
3 "I'll stop up them holes to-day," says Uncle Silas, looking sorrowful.
4 Your uncle Silas knowed a family in Baton Rouge that knowed his people very well.
5 Well, it ain't your fault if you haven't, Silas; you'd a done it if you could, I reckon.
6 And Uncle Silas he trusts everybody; sends the key to the punkin-headed nigger, and don't send nobody to watch the nigger.
7 Aunt Sally she stuck to the sick-room all day and all night, and every time I see Uncle Silas mooning around I dodged him.
8 I followed the men to see what they was going to do with Jim; and the old doctor and Uncle Silas followed after Tom into the house.
9 Well, we can't resk being as long as we ought to, because it mayn't take very long for Uncle Silas to hear from down there by New Orleans.
10 Two years ago last Christmas your uncle Silas was coming up from Newrleans on the old Lally Rook, and she blowed out a cylinder-head and crippled a man.
11 Uncle Silas he asked a pretty long blessing over it, but it was worth it; and it didn't cool it a bit, neither, the way I've seen them kind of interruptions do lots of times.
12 She kept a-raging right along, running her insurrection all by herself, and everybody else mighty meek and quiet; and at last Uncle Silas, looking kind of foolish, fishes up that spoon out of his pocket.
13 We had Jim out of the chains in no time, and when Aunt Polly and Uncle Silas and Aunt Sally found out how good he helped the doctor nurse Tom, they made a heap of fuss over him, and fixed him up prime, and give him all he wanted to eat, and a good time, and nothing to do.
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