"Well, I have too," said Tom; "oh, hundreds of times. Once down by the
slaughter-house. Don't you remember, Huck? Bob Tanner was there, and
Johnny Miller, and Jeff Thatcher, when I said it. Don't you remember,
Huck, 'bout me saying that?"
"Yes, that's so," said Huck. "That was the day after I lost a white
alley. No, 'twas the day before."
"There--I told you so," said Tom. "Huck recollects it."
"I bleeve I could smoke this pipe all day," said Joe. "I don't feel
"Neither do I," said Tom. "I could smoke it all day. But I bet you Jeff
"Jeff Thatcher! Why, he'd keel over just with two draws. Just let him
try it once. He'd see!"
"I bet he would. And Johnny Miller--I wish could see Johnny Miller tackle
"Oh, don't I!" said Joe. "Why, I bet you Johnny Miller couldn't any more
do this than nothing. Just one little snifter would fetch him."
"'Deed it would, Joe. Say--I wish the boys could see us now."