Unformatted text preview: a difficult plan. There ain’t no watch- man to be drugged — now there OUGHT to be a watch- man. There ain’t even a dog to give a sleeping-mix- ture to. And there’s Jim chained by one leg, with a ten-foot chain, to the leg of his bed: why, all you got to do is to lift up the bedstead and slip off the chain. And Uncle Silas he trusts everybody; sends the key to the punkin-headed nigger, and don’t send nobody to watch the nigger. Jim could a got out of that window- hole before this, only there wouldn’t be no use trying to travel with a ten-foot chain...
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- Summer '13
- English, Woods, The Key, Tom, uncle silas