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We sailed out of New York, ostensibly for the north-west coast, with sealed orders--"
There was no fish however, but he found a yellow pot, which by its weight seemed full of something, and he noticed that it was fastened and sealed with lead, with the impression of a seal.
And, last and most important of all, he is now aware that the Confession itself has been kept a sealed secret from him, out of compassionate regard for his own peace of mind, as well as for the memory of the unhappy woman who was once his wife.
At his request I next collected the other papers--that is to say, the bundle of letters, the unfinished book and the volumes of the Diary-- and enclosed them all in one wrapper, sealed with my own seal.
Since Tom's harassed conscience had managed to drive him to the lawyer's house by night and wring a dread tale from lips that had been sealed with the dismalest and most formidable of oaths, Huck's confidence in the human race was well-nigh obliterated.