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There warn’t no home like a raft

September 12, 2009

“I never felt easy till the raft was two mile below there and out in the middle of the Mississippi. Then we hung up our signal lantern, and judged that we was free and safe once more. I hadn’t had a bite to eat since yesterday; so Jim he got out some cabbage, and greens– there ain’t nothing in the world so good, when it’s cooked right– and whilst I eat my supper we talked, and had a good time. I was powerful glad to get away from the feuds, and so was Jim to get away from the swamp. We said there warn’t no home like a raft, after all. Other places do seem so cramped and smothery, but a raft don’t. You feel mighty free and easy and comfortable on a raft.”

-Huck Finn

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. September 21, 2009 4:11 pm

    I couldn’t have said it better myself.

  2. October 3, 2009 8:24 pm

    Really nice posts. I will be checking back here regularly.

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