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1  We'll make quick work of this.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
2  He took up his brush and went tranquilly to work.
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3  Tom's mouth watered for the apple, but he stuck to his work.
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4  Then consound it, we've fooled away all this work for nothing.
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5  So they "went it lively," panting and perspiring with the work.
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6  Now the boy began to draw something on the slate, hiding his work with his left hand.
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7  He hit the landing on the other side neatly, for this was a familiar bit of work to him.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
8  The marvel of Nature shaking off sleep and going to work unfolded itself to the musing boy.
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9  Then the girl's interest began to fasten itself upon the work and she forgot everything else.
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10  He threw his entire attention upon his work, now, as if determined not to be put down by the mirth.
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11  When he had pulled a mile above the village, he started quartering across and bent himself stoutly to his work.
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12  The sand began to work, and presently a small black bug appeared for a second and then darted under again in a fright.
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13  Bringing water from the town pump had always been hateful work in Tom's eyes, before, but now it did not strike him so.
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14  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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15  No, sir, you can bet he didn't, becuz he's the wartiest boy in this town; and he wouldn't have a wart on him if he'd knowed how to work spunk-water.
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16  He sat down and tried to seem gay, but it was up-hill work; it roused no smile, no response, and he lapsed into silence and let his heart sink down to the depths.
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17  And this would help him to understand why constructing artificial flowers or performing on a tread-mill is work, while rolling ten-pins or climbing Mont Blanc is only amusement.
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18  There are wealthy gentlemen in England who drive four-horse passenger-coaches twenty or thirty miles on a daily line, in the summer, because the privilege costs them considerable money; but if they were offered wages for the service, that would turn it into work and then they would resign.
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19  He picked up a clean pine shingle that lay in the moon-light, took a little fragment of "red keel" out of his pocket, got the moon on his work, and painfully scrawled these lines, emphasizing each slow down-stroke by clamping his tongue between his teeth, and letting up the pressure on the up-strokes.
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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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