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1  Joe harassed him awhile, and then he got away and crossed back again.
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2  Tom presently began to drift insensibly back into the concerns of this life again.
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3  She was still standing back there in the corner, sobbing, with her face to the wall.
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4  He would have given worlds, now, to have that German lad back again with a sound mind.
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5  She observed it, "made a mouth" at him and gave him the back of her head for the space of a minute.
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6  Tom skirted the block, and came round into a muddy alley that led by the back of his aunt's cow-stable.
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7  The doctor put the lantern at the head of the grave and came and sat down with his back against one of the elm trees.
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8  Then he skipped out, and saw Sid just starting up the outside stairway that led to the back rooms on the second floor.
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9  Then he shot the arrow and fell back and would have died, but he lit on a nettle and sprang up too gaily for a corpse.
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10  There was a sharp yelp, a flirt of the poodle's head, and the beetle fell a couple of yards away, and lit on its back once more.
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11  A natural fillip followed, the beetle went floundering into the aisle and lit on its back, and the hurt finger went into the boy's mouth.
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12  Put on your bonnet and let on you're going home; and when you get to the corner, give the rest of 'em the slip, and turn down through the lane and come back.'
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13  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.
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14  To which Tom responded with jeers, and started off in high feather, and as soon as his back was turned the new boy snatched up a stone, threw it and hit him between the shoulders and then turned tail and ran like an antelope.
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15  Tom was about to take refuge in a lie, when he saw two long tails of yellow hair hanging down a back that he recognized by the electric sympathy of love; and by that form was the only vacant place on the girls' side of the school-house.
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16  His hat was a vast ruin with a wide crescent lopped out of its brim; his coat, when he wore one, hung nearly to his heels and had the rearward buttons far down the back; but one suspender supported his trousers; the seat of the trousers bagged low and contained nothing, the fringed legs dragged in the dirt when not rolled up.
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17  Presently he picked up a straw and began trying to balance it on his nose, with his head tilted far back; and as he moved from side to side, in his efforts, he edged nearer and nearer toward the pansy; finally his bare foot rested upon it, his pliant toes closed upon it, and he hopped away with the treasure and disappeared round the corner.
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