The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

What was the reaction of Aunt Polly after looking at Tom's ailment?

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Aunt Polly laughed, then cried, and then laughed and cried at the same time.....

Oh, auntie, I’m—”
“What’s the matter with you—what is the matter with you, child?”
“Oh, auntie, my sore toe’s mortified!”
The old lady sank down into a chair and laughed a little, then cried a little, then did both together.


The Adventures of Tom Sawyer