“You can’t pray a lie.” – Jim

“It’s a dead man. Mine you, it’s a dead man. Fetch him here, and we’ll see if I can tell him.” – Jim

“It’s a strange thing how people can look at one another, but never get acquainted.” – Jim

“I ain’t used to livin’ in palaces. I likes the woods, and the river, and hoboing, and such-like things.” – Jim

“When you got to talking about what we would do after getting out of slavery, Jim said he wasn’t going to leave, because we might get separated.” – Huck

“Huck, you’s the best friend Jim’s ever had, and you’s the only one he’s got now.” – Jim

“I do believe he cared just as much for his people as white folks does for their’n. It don’t seem natural, but I reckon it’s so.” – Huck

“Dah you goes to de dog-killer – de hired man gwine to see.” – Jim

“But I noticed dey wuz a nigger trader roun’ de place considerable lately.” – Jim “Ain’t nothin’ to be scared about. Rats is rats. It’s ain’t nothin’?” – Jim

“Well, I doan’ know no’zactly what de matter is, but I doan’ take no stock in such goings-on.” – Jim

“Dat truck dah is trash; en trash is what people is dat puts dirt on de head er der fren’s en makes ’em ashamed.” – Jim

“It’s de home-like sound o’ de rain.” – Jim QUOTES IN BEOWULF ABOUT LOYALTY

“I had a dream, and it told me to go for the Widow Douglas and swear she’d set me free.” – Jim

“It was fifteen minutes before I could work myself up to go and humble myself to a nigger.” – Huck

“Ef we don’t get inter trouble wid dem bears, it’ll be a miracle.” – Jim

“I thought it was dead. I was mistaken.” – Jim

“You’s ole, en I’s young, en I eats what’s cooked for me, and I done got used to it.” – Jim

“I hain’t come back ag’in, becase de w’ite folks is down on Cynthiny, en dey’d ruther I would not be roun’.” – Jim

“Well, den, en old sow bug is smart, en I’m wiched.” – Jim

“Pooty soon I’ll be a-shoutin’ for joy, en I’ll say, it’s all on account of Huck. I’s a free man, en I couldn’t even crawl back en hide his money.” – Jim

“When I got all wore out wid work, en wid de callin’ for you, en went to sleep, my heart wuz a-breakin’ clean in two, en sleep wouldn’t come no more.” – Jim

“Well, he was right. There was plenty other people prepared to do the same.” – Jim

“Misto Bradish, I want to speak to you a minute.” – Jim