The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

How did Tom manage to make Jim do three-fourth of his work?

Tom sawyer of ch 1




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Tom told stories while Jim worked.... he distracted him.


He got back home barely in season to help Jim, the small colored boy, saw next-day’s wood and split the kindlings before supper — at least he was there in time to tell his adventures to Jim while Jim did three-fourths of the work.



The Adventures of Tom Sawyer