Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Word Choice activities
"a white to make a body sick"
"slap down a line"
"thick as thieves"
"There waran't no color in his face, where his face showed it was white; not like another man's white, but a white to make a body sick, a white to make a body's flesh crawl - a tree toad white, a fish belly white."
"He said she would slap down a line, and if she couldn't find anything to rhyme it with she would just scratch it out and slap down another one, and go ahead."
So the king sneaked into the wigwam, and took to his bottle for comfort; and before long the duke tackled his bottle; and so in about a half an hour they was as thick as thieves again, and the tighter they got, the lovinger they got..."