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1  Tom heaved a great sigh as she put her foot on the threshold.
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2  This was the great Judge Thatcher, brother of their own lawyer.
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3  Tom's army won a great victory, after a long and hard-fought battle.
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4  Not a leaf stirred; not a sound obtruded upon great Nature's meditation.
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5  Then one more frock passed in at the gate, and Tom's heart gave a great bound.
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6  Jeff Thatcher immediately went forward, to be familiar with the great man and be envied by the school.
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7  As the school quieted down Tom made an honest effort to study, but the turmoil within him was too great.
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8  The master, throned on high in his great splint-bottom arm-chair, was dozing, lulled by the drowsy hum of study.
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9  It was a great many years ago, and I can scarcely remember anything about it, but I think it was in some foreign country.
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10  Tom was therefore elevated to a place with the Judge and the other elect, and the great news was announced from headquarters.
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11  He presently halted under a great elm, blew an answering blast, and then began to tiptoe and look warily out, this way and that.
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12  They saw a fire smouldering upon a great raft a hundred yards above, and they went stealthily thither and helped themselves to a chunk.
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13  They found the sharp new heap they were seeking, and ensconced themselves within the protection of three great elms that grew in a bunch within a few feet of the grave.
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14  There were a great many skiffs rowing about or floating with the stream in the neighborhood of the ferryboat, but the boys could not determine what the men in them were doing.
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15  Presently a great jet of white smoke burst from the ferryboat's side, and as it expanded and rose in a lazy cloud, that same dull throb of sound was borne to the listeners again.
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16  If he had been a great and wise philosopher, like the writer of this book, he would now have comprehended that Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do, and that Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.
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17  They built a fire against the side of a great log twenty or thirty steps within the sombre depths of the forest, and then cooked some bacon in the frying-pan for supper, and used up half of the corn "pone" stock they had brought.
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18  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.
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19  But the pathos, the lesson, the moral of the great spectacle were lost upon the boy; he only thought of the conspicuousness of the principal character before the on-looking nations; his face lit with the thought, and he said to himself that he wished he could be that child, if it was a tame lion.
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20  Only the older pupils managed to keep their tickets and stick to their tedious work long enough to get a Bible, and so the delivery of one of these prizes was a rare and noteworthy circumstance; the successful pupil was so great and conspicuous for that day that on the spot every scholar's heart was fired with a fresh ambition that often lasted a couple of weeks.
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