Saturday, 30 January 2010

i was powerful lazy and comfortable

Image: E.W. Kemble


And Jim said you musn't count the things you are going to cook for dinner, because that would bring bad luck. The same if you shook the table-cloth after sundown. And he said if a man owned a bee-hive, and that man died, the bees must be told about it before sun-up next morning, or else the bees would all weaken down and quit work and die. Jim said bees wouldn't sting idiots; but I didn't believe that, because I had tried them lots of times myself, and they wouldn't sting me.

Chapter VIII | Adventures of Huckleberry Finn | Mark Twain | 1885

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