Jim


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Jim

Miss Watson’s runaway slave; Huck’s traveling companion. [Am. Lit.: Huckleberry Finn]
See: Escape
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James Dillingham Young came home and reached his flat above he was called "Jim" and greatly hugged by Mrs.
Tomorrow would be Christmas Day, and she had only $1.87 with which to buy Jim a present.
We've got a bite of supper ready, and Captain Jim brought up some trout for you.
`Captain Jim' is my week-a-day name and you might as well begin as you're sartain to end up--calling me that.
The youth cried out to him hysterically: "I 'll take care of yeh, Jim! I'll take care of yeh!
"Yes--yes--I tell yeh--I'll take care of yeh, Jim!" protested the youth.
Just then Jim begun to breathe heavy; next he begun to snore -- and then I was pretty soon comfortable again.
When we was ten foot off Tom whispered to me, and wanted to tie Jim to the tree for fun.
Although Jim Burden and I both live in New York, and are old friends, I do not see much of him there.
When Jim was still an obscure young lawyer, struggling to make his way in New York, his career was suddenly advanced by a brilliant marriage.
Wizard's pets, just as you are my pet, and it wouldn't be any more proper for you to eat them than it would be for Jim to eat you."
"And that's just what I shall do if you don't let those little balls of pork alone," said Jim, glaring at the kitten with his round, big eyes.