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Mark Twain

The name “Mark Twain” is actually a pen name. Mark Twain’s real name was “Samuel Clemens”. The name “Mark Twain” is actually a term and was originally used for nautical riverboats as it meant “12 feet”. 24 more words


Progressives say; "God is dead..." I wouldn't be so sure.

In May 1897, the great American humorist, novelist and social critic Samuel Clemens — best known by his pen name, Mark Twain — was in London. 270 more words


Mark Twain House And Museum Weekend

April and another weekend away for me. This month brought me back to Connecticut, Farmington this time around.

Friday work day was smooth and easy, the team seemed like we were all in sync and the day went quick. 742 more words


You Know a Book is Great in the First Paragraph

Take Huckleberry Finn, for instance:

You don’t know about me, without you have read a book by the
name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer…

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How He Got it Back (True Story)

They say Samuel Clemens searched one day
A page of his popular story for
Had been belov’d in such a major way
Not one copy possessed he any more… 83 more words



It had been years since I had read a book by Samuel Langhorne Clemens; however, memories of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Flinn… 435 more words

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