Tom Sawyer


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Noun1.Tom Sawyer - the boy hero of a novel by Mark TwainTom Sawyer - the boy hero of a novel by Mark Twain
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But Tom Sawyer he hunted me up and said he was going to start a band of robbers, and I might join if I would go back to the widow and be respectable.
I asked her if she reckoned Tom Sawyer would go there, and she said not by a considerable sight.
Then I slipped down to the ground and crawled in among the trees, and, sure enough, there was Tom Sawyer waiting for me.
WELL, it was the next spring after me and Tom Sawyer set our old nigger Jim free, the time he was chained up for a runaway slave down there on Tom's uncle Silas's farm in Arkansaw.
Well, me and Tom Sawyer had the spring fever, and had it bad, too; but it warn't any use to think about Tom trying to get away, because, as he said, his Aunt Polly wouldn't let him quit school and go traipsing off somers wasting time; so we was pretty blue.
Tom Sawyer was always right--the levelest head I ever see, and always AT himself and ready for anything you might spring on him.
Huck Finn is drawn from life; Tom Sawyer also, but not from an individual -- he is a combina- tion of the characteristics of three boys whom I knew, and therefore belongs to the composite order of archi- tecture.
Mark Twain in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, adds equally instant authority to Fishkin's claim.
His father, an illiterate boozer, puts in an appearance to demand Huck's share of the treasure found in the cave at the end of <IR> THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER </IR> , kidnaping Huck and imprisoning him in his lonely cabin by the Mississippi.
Sean Connery, right, as Allan Quatermain, tutors Shane West, as Tom Sawyer, in the finer points of 19th-century firearms in ``The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.
In this version from MGM Animation, Tom Sawyer is a cat with a pet frog, his best friend Huckleberry is a fox (literally, not figuratively), and his nemesis Injurin' Joe (note the change from politically incorrect Injun) is a bear.
ON Wednesday the Evening Telegraph continues its fantastic offer for book lovers - with the 10th in our collection of 25 great family reads - the classic Tom Sawyer.