The Letters Of Mark Twain, Vol 4

This etext was produced by David Widger MARK TWAIN’S LETTERS 1886-1900 ARRANGED WITH COMMENT BY ALBERT BIGELOW PAINE VOLUME IV. XXVI LETTERS, 1886-87. JANE CLEMENS’S ROMANCE. UNMAILED LETTERS, ETC. When Clemens had been platforming with Cable and returned to Hartford for his Christmas vacation, the Warner and Clemens families had joined in preparing for him

The Letters Of Mark Twain, Vol 3

This etext was produced by David Widger MARK TWAIN’S LETTERS 1876-1885 ARRANGED WITH COMMENT BY ALBERT BIGELOW PAINE VOLUME III. XVI. LETTERS, 1876, CHIEFLY TO W. D. HOWELLS. LITERATURE AND POLITICS. PLANNING A PLAY WITH BRET HARTE The Monday Evening Club of Hartford was an association of most of the literary talent of that city,

The Letters Of Mark Twain, Vol 2

This etext was produced by David Widger MARK TWAIN’S LETTERS 1867-1875 ARRANGED WITH COMMENT BY ALBERT BIGELOW PAINE VOLUME II. To Bret Harte, in San Francisco: WESTMINSTER HOTEL, May 1, 1867. DEAR BRET,–I take my pen in hand to inform you that I am well and hope these few lines will find you enjoying the

The Letters Of Mark Twain, Vol 1

MARK TWAIN’S LETTERS MARK TWAIN–A BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY SAMUEL LANGHORNE CLEMENS, for nearly half a century known and celebrated as “Mark Twain,” was born in Florida, Missouri, on November 30, 1835. He was one of the foremost American philosophers of his day; he was the world’s most famous humorist of any day. During the later years

The Letters Of Mark Twain, Complete

MARK TWAIN’S LETTERS MARK TWAIN–A BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY SAMUEL LANGHORNE CLEMENS, for nearly half a century known and celebrated as “Mark Twain,” was born in Florida, Missouri, on November 30, 1835. He was one of the foremost American philosophers of his day; he was the world’s most famous humorist of any day. During the later years

The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

Produced by David Widger INNOCENTS ABROAD by Mark Twain CONTENTS CHAPTER I. Popular Talk of the Excursion–Programme of the Trip–Duly Ticketed for the Excursion–Defection of the Celebrities CHAPTER II. Grand Preparations–An Imposing Dignitary–The European Exodus –Mr. Blucher’s Opinion–Stateroom No. 10–The Assembling of the Clans –At Sea at Last CHAPTER III. “Averaging” the Passengers–Far, far at

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Produced by David Widger INNOCENTS ABROAD by Mark Twain Part 6. CHAPTER L. We descended from Mount Tabor, crossed a deep ravine, followed a hilly, rocky road to Nazareth–distant two hours. All distances in the East are measured by hours, not miles. A good horse will walk three miles an hour over nearly any kind

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Produced by David Widger INNOCENTS ABROAD by Mark Twain Part 5. CHAPTER XLI. When I last made a memorandum, we were at Ephesus. We are in Syria, now, encamped in the mountains of Lebanon. The interregnum has been long, both as to time and distance. We brought not a relic from Ephesus! After gathering up

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Produced by David Widger INNOCENTS ABROAD by Mark Twain Part 4. CHAPTER XXXI. THE BURIED CITY OF POMPEII They pronounce it Pom-pay-e. I always had an idea that you went down into Pompeii with torches, by the way of damp, dark stairways, just as you do in silver mines, and traversed gloomy tunnels with lava

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Produced by David Widger INNOCENTS ABROAD by Mark Twain Part 3. CHAPTER XXI. We voyaged by steamer down the Lago di Lecco, through wild mountain scenery, and by hamlets and villas, and disembarked at the town of Lecco. They said it was two hours, by carriage to the ancient city of Bergamo, and that we

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Produced by David Widger INNOCENTS ABROAD by Mark Twain Part 2. CHAPTER XI. We are getting foreignized rapidly and with facility. We are getting reconciled to halls and bedchambers with unhomelike stone floors and no carpets–floors that ring to the tread of one’s heels with a sharpness that is death to sentimental musing. We are

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Produced by David Widger INNOCENTS ABROAD by Mark Twain Part 1. CONTENTS CHAPTER I. Popular Talk of the Excursion–Programme of the Trip–Duly Ticketed for the Excursion–Defection of the Celebrities CHAPTER II. Grand Preparations–An Imposing Dignitary–The European Exodus –Mr. Blucher’s Opinion–Stateroom No. 10–The Assembling of the Clans –At Sea at Last CHAPTER III. “Averaging” the Passengers–Far,
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