The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Top Ten Quotes

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  1. Huck, referring to Miss Watson:

    " she was going to live so as to go to the good place."
  2. Huck's pap, rejecting his son's educational pursuits:

    "Who told you you might meddle with such hifalut'n foolishness, hey?"
  3. Huck, describing the escape nature provides him:

    "It was kind of lazy and jolly, laying off comfortable all day, smoking and fishing, and no books nor study."
  4. Huck's pap, criticizing the government for allowing blacks to vote:

    "And they call that govment."
  5. Huck admits that Jim

    "had an uncommon level head, for a nigger."
  6. Jim's

    "King Sollermun."
  7. Huck, referring to the king and duke:

    "these liars warn't no kings nor dukes, at all, but just low-down humbugs and frauds."
  8. The

    "Royal Nonesuch."
  9. Huck admits about Jim:

    "I do believe he cared just as much for his people as white folks does for their'n."
  10. Huck, referring to Jim:

    "I knowed he was white inside."

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