Unnamed Jefferson Townspeople 14

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The various townspeople whom Pap and his son encounter during their brief visit to Jefferson in "Fool about a Horse" will probably remember the pair vividly. A group of pedestrians on the street has to "scatter" when the runaway mules come "swurging" into town (128), and another group in the alley behind the hardware store is treated to the sight of those same two mules apparently trying to hang themselves by their reins, like people "in one of these here suicide packs" (129). This second crowd is also described "all watching" as Pap and his son get ready to leave (129).