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In this chapter, Tom first sees Becky Thatcher, although he does not know her name yet. To attract  her attention, he begins a series of outlandish and absurd "show-offs" to little avail. At supper that night, when Aunt Polly is out of the room, Sid accidentally breaks the sugar bowl. Tom  is pleased because now the precious Sid will be punished, but when Aunt Polly sees the broken  dish, she whips Tom until he points out that Sid broke it. Although Aunt Polly is sorry, she claims that  Tom has probably done something deserving of a belting. Being unjustly accused, Tom thinks how sorry his aunt would be if he were dead and imagines Aunt  Polly begging for his forgiveness as he is dying. He works himself up so much that he has to go for a  walk, which leads him past the Thatcher house. In his present frame of mind, he wonders if the  lovely young girl would mourn his death. He throws pebbles against a window and is drenched by a 
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