Roughing It - Chapter 47

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Roughing It - Chapter 47
Buck Fanshaw's Death—The Cause Thereof—Preparations for His Burial—Scotty Briggs the Committee Man—He Visits the Minister—Scotty Can't Play His Hand—The Minister Gets Mixed—Both Begin to See—"All Down Again But Nine"—Buck Fanshaw as a Citizen—How To "Shook Your Mother"—The Funeral—Scotty Briggs as a Sunday School Teacher
 

This chapter provides us with a good example of the use of slang in regional dialects. My attempt at a dialogue between Scotty Briggs and the minister misses in a few spots but I think I've followed the conversation fairly closely.

 

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