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1  The tick escaped from Tom, presently, and crossed the equator.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
2  Only the biggest boys, and young ladies of eighteen and twenty, escaped lashing.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
3  There were some that believed he would be President, yet, if he escaped hanging.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
4  Misgivings came; they grew troubled and unhappy; a sigh or two escaped, unawares.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
5  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.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
6  At home Tom learned of the Cardiff Hill event; also that the "ragged man's" body had eventually been found in the river near the ferry-landing; he had been drowned while trying to escape, perhaps.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
7  It was believed that the search for the bodies had been a fruitless effort merely because the drowning must have occurred in mid-channel, since the boys, being good swimmers, would otherwise have escaped to shore.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
8  Tom, wiping his eyes with his sleeve, began to blubber out something about a resolution to escape from hard usage and lack of sympathy at home by roaming abroad into the great world never to return; and ended by hoping that Joe would not forget him.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
9  Then Joe and Huck had another swim, but Tom would not venture, because he found that in kicking off his trousers he had kicked his string of rattlesnake rattles off his ankle, and he wondered how he had escaped cramp so long without the protection of this mysterious charm.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
10  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.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI