The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Chapters 26 and 27 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 26 and 27 Summary

At noon the next day, the boys meet at the old tree to retrieve their tools and it dawns on them that it is Friday, which is not a lucky day and certainly not one for digging for treasure, so the boys decide to start again tomorrow. In the meantime, Tom teaches Huck about Robin Hood and Friday passes quite pleasurably.

When the boys reach the haunted house the next day, it takes them quite awhile to get used to the sights and sounds, even though it is high noon and the sun is beating down. As far as the boys are concerned, you can never be too sure about spooks. Just as Tom and Huck are about to start digging, they hear voices and fall to the floor to look through some knotholes in the planks.

Instead of ghosts, two men entered; one the...

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