Tending the Classics- 42 Days with Huck Finn 11:42
Who twas, that killed Huck Finn: Jim? Pa? Rumors fly high, Huck hears woman.
Huck's hands shake, as he hears story. Jackson Island search, Torched eyes of mob look for Huck.
Huck rekons, I'll rest a while, and I'll go on. Mr. Dark, don't scare.
Quote: Bless you, child, when you set out to thread a needle don't hold the thread still and fetch the needle up to it; hold the needle still and poke the thread at it; that's the way a woman most always does, but a man always does t'other way. And when you throw at a rat or anything, hitch yourself up a tiptoe and fetch your hand up over your head as awkward as you can, and miss your rat about six or seven foot. Throw stiff-armed from the shoulder, like there was a pivot there for it to turn on, like a girl; not from the wrist and elbow, with your arm out to one side, like a boy. And, mind you, when a girl tries to catch anything in her lap she throws her knees apart; she don't clap them together, the way you did when you catched the lump of lead. Why, I spotted you for a boy when you was threading the needle; and I contrived the other things just to make certain.