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1  Becky understood, and her hope died again.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
2  Tom begged her to pluck up hope again, and she said she could not.
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3  The "might" was even a chillier horror than the ghostly laughter, it so confessed a perishing hope.
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4  Judge Thatcher sent messages of hope and encouragement from the cave, but they conveyed no real cheer.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
5  This time he thought he could detect colicky symptoms, and he began to encourage them with considerable hope.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER V
6  Tom went about, hoping against hope for the sight of one blessed sinful face, but disappointment crossed him everywhere.
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7  If the bodies continued missing until Sunday, all hope would be given over, and the funerals would be preached on that morning.
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8  They inwardly resolved to watch him nights, when opportunity should offer, in the hope of getting a glimpse of his dread master.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
9  After breakfast his aunt took him aside, and Tom almost brightened in the hope that he was going to be flogged; but it was not so.
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10  She said she would try to hope again, she would get up and follow wherever he might lead if only he would not talk like that any more.
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11  Huckleberry's hard pantings were his only reply, and the boys fixed their eyes on the goal of their hopes and bent to their work to win it.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER X
12  He hoped that Mary would forget his shoes, but the hope was blighted; she coated them thoroughly with tallow, as was the custom, and brought them out.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
13  And now at this moment, when hope was dead, Tom Sawyer came forward with nine yellow tickets, nine red tickets, and ten blue ones, and demanded a Bible.
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14  This nightmare occupied some ten pages of manuscript and wound up with a sermon so destructive of all hope to non-Presbyterians that it took the first prize.
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15  But he felt less and less hopeful with each failure, and presently began to turn off into diverging avenues at sheer random, in desperate hope of finding the one that was wanted.
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16  As the twilight drew on, they found themselves hanging about the neighborhood of the little isolated jail, perhaps with an undefined hope that something would happen that might clear away their difficulties.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
17  Tom soon found himself tormented with a desire to drink and swear; the desire grew to be so intense that nothing but the hope of a chance to display himself in his red sash kept him from withdrawing from the order.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
18  He returned, now, and hung about the fence till nightfall, "showing off," as before; but the girl never exhibited herself again, though Tom comforted himself a little with the hope that she had been near some window, meantime, and been aware of his attentions.
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19  Becky resumed her picture inspections with Alfred, but as the minutes dragged along and no Tom came to suffer, her triumph began to cloud and she lost interest; gravity and absentmindedness followed, and then melancholy; two or three times she pricked up her ear at a footstep, but it was a false hope; no Tom came.
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20  They had a smoke and a chat in the shade, and then dug a little in their last hole, not with great hope, but merely because Tom said there were so many cases where people had given up a treasure after getting down within six inches of it, and then somebody else had come along and turned it up with a single thrust of a shovel.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI