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Mark Twain

Collating data is a tedious job, but it allows us to scour the newspapers for interesting articles and ads. Here is the obituary for Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) as printed in the… 34 more words

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A glimpse of the recognisable: Emily's postcard from Hartford, Connecticut

Why I went… 

To be honest, I have never read a Mark Twain novel or anything by Harriet Beecher Stowe. I went because I enjoy nineteenth-century literary houses, and had heard that these were particularly good examples – unfortunately visitors are not permitted to take pictures inside Mark Twain’s house but I would recommend looking it up, it’s fantastic! 227 more words

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Quotes #3

‘Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.’

~ Mark Twain

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Books

Quote by Mark Twain on honesty

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

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” Mark Twain… 211 more words

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Stage Production Of Tom Sawyer Commissioned

By MARK KENNEDY

 NEW YORK (AP)  A new stage adaptation of “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” has been commissioned from an up-and-coming playwright not much older than Sawyer… 414 more words

News

Quote by Mark Twain on the importance of reading

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

“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.” Mark Twain… 204 more words

Useful Quotations

Funny quote by Mark Twain on heaven and hell

A funny quote by Mark Twain on heaven and hell is the topic of this blog post.

“Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company.” Mark Twain… 180 more words

Funny Quotes