"Tom Sawyer"
by Mark Twain

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     But Sid slept on unconscious.

     Tom groaned louder, and fancied that he began to feel pain in the toe.

     No result from Sid.

     Tom was panting with his exertions by this time. He took a rest and then swelled himself up and fetched a succession of admirable groans.

     Sid snored on.


     Tom was aggravated. He said, "Sid, Sid!" and shook him. This course worked well, and Tom began to groan again. Sid yawned, stretched, then brought himself up on his elbow with a snort, and began to stare at Tom. Tom went on groaning. Sid said:

     "Tom! Say, Tom!" [No response.] "Here, Tom! TOM! What is the matter, Tom?" And he shook him and looked in his face anxiously.

     Tom moaned out:

     "Oh, don't, Sid. Don't joggle me."

     "Why, what's the matter, Tom? I must call auntie."

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