TheAdventures(english) 367 - just at daylight and I left my...

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Silas knowed a family in Baton Rouge that knowed his people very well. Yes, I remember now, he DID die. Mortification set in, and they had to amputate him. But it didn’t save him. Yes, it was mortification — that was it. He turned blue all over, and died in the hope of a glorious resurrection. They say he was a sight to look at. Your uncle’s been up to the town every day to fetch you. And he’s gone again, not more’n an hour ago; he’ll be back any minute now. You must a met him on the road, didn’t you? — oldish man, with a —‘ ‘No, I didn’t see nobody, Aunt Sally. The boat landed
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Unformatted text preview: just at daylight, and I left my baggage on the wharf-boat and went looking around the town and out a piece in the country, to put in the time and not get here too soon; and so I come down the back way.’ ‘Who’d you give the baggage to?’ ‘Nobody.’ ‘Why, child, it ‘ll be stole!’ ‘Not where I hid it I reckon it won’t,’ I says. ‘How’d you get your breakfast so early on the boat?’ It was kinder thin ice, but I says: ‘The captain see me standing around, and told me I better have something to eat before I went ashore; so he...
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