What is Man? and other Essays by Mark Twain

CONTENTS What Is Man? The Death of Jean The Turning-Point of My Life How to Make History Dates Stick The Memorable Assassination A Scrap of Curious History Switzerland, the Cradle of Liberty At the Shrine of St. Wagner William

What Is Man? by Mark Twain

O.M. You were cordially glad you were not caught out and incapable? Y.M. Oh, I just was! O.M. Now, then– Y.M. Stop where you are! I know your whole catalog of questions, and I could answer every one of them without your wasting the time to ask them; but I will summarize the whole thing

Those Extraordinary Twins by Mark Twain

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The Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson by Mark Twain

The Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson by Mark Twain

A WHISPER TO THE READER There is no character, howsoever good and fine, but it can be destroyed by ridicule, howsoever poor and witless. Observe the ass, for instance: his character is about perfect, he is the choicest spirit among all the humbler animals, yet see what ridicule has brought him to. Instead of feeling

The Prince and The Pauper by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

Produced by David Widger The previous edition was prepared by Les Bowler, St. Ives, Dorset The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain Hugh Latimer, Bishop of Worcester, to Lord Cromwell, on the birth of the Prince of Wales (afterward Edward VI.). From the National Manuscripts preserved by the British Government. Ryght honorable, Salutem in

The Prince and The Pauper, Part 9 by Mark Twain

Produced by David Widger THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER by Mark Twain Part 9. Chapter XXXII. Coronation Day. Let us go backward a few hours, and place ourselves in Westminster Abbey, at four o’clock in the morning of this memorable Coronation Day. We are not without company; for although it is still night, we find

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Produced by David Widger THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER by Mark Twain Part 4. Chapter XII. The Prince and his deliverer. As soon as Miles Hendon and the little prince were clear of the mob, they struck down through back lanes and alleys toward the river. Their way was unobstructed until they approached London Bridge;

The Mysterious Stranger by Mark Twain

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The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg by Mark Twain

Prepared by by David Price ccx074@coventry.ac.uk The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg It was many years ago. Hadleyburg was the most honest and upright town in all the region round about. It had kept that reputation unsmirched during three generations, and was prouder of it than of any other of its possessions. It was so proud

The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories by Mark Twain

which is #13 of our Mark Twain series with the filenames hdlyb10.txt or hdlyb10.zip. D.W] THE MAN THAT CORRUPTED HADLEYBURG AND OTHER STORIES By Mark Twain CONTENTS: THE MAN THAT CORRUPTED HADLEYBURG MY FIRST LIE, AND HOW I GOT OUT OF IT THE ESQUIMAUX MAIDEN’S ROMANCE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE AND THE BOOK OF MRS. EDDY IS

The Letters Of Mark Twain, Vol 6

This etext was produced by David Widger MARK TWAIN’S LETTERS 1907-1910 ARRANGED WITH COMMENT BY ALBERT BIGELOW PAINE VOLUME VI. XLVI LETTERS 1907-08. A DEGREE FROM OXFORD. THE NEW HOME AT REDDING The author, J. Howard Moore, sent a copy of his book, The Universal Kinship, with a letter in which he said: “Most humorists

The Letters Of Mark Twain, Vol 5

This etext was produced by David Widger MARK TWAIN’S LETTERS 1901-1906 ARRANGED WITH COMMENT BY ALBERT BIGELOW PAINE VOLUME V. XL LETTERS OF 1901, CHIEFLY TO TWICHELL. MARK TWAIN AS A REFORMER. SUMMER AT SARANAC. ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT McKINLEY An editorial in the Louisville Courier-Journal, early in 1901, said: “A remarkable transformation, or rather a
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