In chapter 25 of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer", what desire came to Tom?

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In Chapter 5, the narrator states,

There comes a time in every rightly constructed boy's life when he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure (175).

This is the desire that strikes Tom.  What will he do when he finds buried treasure?  He plans to buy a  drum, a sword, a red necktie, and a dog. And he plans to get married, too.

This seems to be a desire that strikes most children at one time or another. Do you remember wanting to find buried treasure as a child?  I certainly do!

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