There comes a time in every boy

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Unformatted text preview: There comes a time in every boy's life when he feels the need to dig for buried treasure. Feeling this need, Tom tries to round up his companions but can find only Huck Finn, who is available for any adventure. Tom explains in detail all the distinctions and subtleties of finding buried treasures-- mysterious maps and instructions, proper "haunted" places and where to look for them, and what to do with the immense fortunes. Huck claims he will spend his fortune on eating and enjoyments because his "Pap" will take it all from him when he finds out about it. Tom is more conventional; he will save some of the fortune for a marriage. The boys hike into the forest, and after digging several holes and finding no treasure, they decide that they must wait until midnight. They hide their tools and plan to meet at midnight [a bewitching hour] and dig under a special tree behind Widow Douglas' house. They meet at the appointed time hour] and dig under a special tree behind Widow Douglas' house....
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