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Mark Twain, on Fools and Lightning

Source for image, before I added the words: http://saanichfusionfc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Lightning_over_city.jpg

Source for the quote, itself: More Maxims of Mark, By Mark Twain, ed. Merle Johnson (New York: Privately printed, November 1927). 51 more words


Review: Twain's End by Lynn Cullen

4 Stars

I received a copy of Twain’s End as an ARC from NetGalley.  This review is my own and was in no way influenced by the fact that it’s an ARC. 695 more words


Check out Mark Twain's guitar

Samuel Clemens’ 1835 Martin is a sight to behold. The instrument, reportedly valued at over $15 million, was a constant companion of the roving author. From… 60 more words


Quote by Mark Twain on character

A quote by Mark Twain on character is the topic of this blog post.

“When one’s character begins to fall under suspicion and disfavor, how swift, then, is the work of disintegration and destruction.” Mark Twain… 173 more words


The Faithfulness and Generosity of God, Part II

Above:  A Road Through a Desert

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The Collect:

Stir up your power, Lord God, to prepare the way of your only Son. 597 more words


Mark Twain Correspondence and Ephemera Collection, 1874-2002

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) was born November 30, 1835 in Florida, Missouri to John and Jane Clemens.  The Clemens family moved to Hannibal, Missouri near the Mississippi River when Samuel was 4 years old.   355 more words

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