A Tramp Abroad — Volume 01

By Mark Twain

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...A TRAMP ABROAD, Part 1

By Mark Twain

(Samuel L. Clemens)

First published in 1880

Illustrations taken from an...

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...Joke--One that Couldn't See It

CHAPTER IV Student Life--The Five Corps--The Beet King--A Free
Life--Attending Lectures--An Immense...

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...in a fog. The enemy
were either before him or behind him; but in any case...

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...me in a very hungry
place; and I, in my turn, intend to feed my reader,...

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...commanded to seize the criminal and lead him to death,
who had ventured to dance, with...

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...The
brass stair-rods received an exhaustive polishing and were returned to
their places. Now a troop of...

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...another open carriage brought the
Grand Duke of Baden, a stately man in uniform, who wore...

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...Neckar gorge; from the west one he
looks down it. This last affords the most extensive...

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...time to consider upon the verdict.

One never tires of poking about in the dense woods...

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...he had spoken in English he could not
have said any more plainly than he did...

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...education, and some use only simple
words, and scarcely ever a comparison or a flowery figure;...

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...calls for his
reserve-powers, and where is your cat? Don't talk to ME--I know too much
about...

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...his
head back, with the heavenliest smile on his face, when all of a
sudden he was...

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...laid into his work like a nigger, and the way he hove acorns
into that hole...

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...last one old jay
happened to go and light on it and look in. Of course,...

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...own
count--usually by laying aside a lucifer match for each mug he empties.



The election is soon...

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...to get out of one hall and into the next;
but the industrious ones manage it...

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...professor; but, on the contrary, a companionable
intercourse, the opposite of chilliness and reserve. When the...

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...do for it is to perfect some of its profounder
specialties. It is said that when...

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...strong
force. In the windows at the vacant end of the room stood six or eight,
narrow-bladed...

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...fellow-students walked beside them and gave the needed
support.

There was a rush for the vacant end...

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...down his body to the floor, but he did not seem to mind this. The
word...

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...heads,
from the forehead back over the crown, and seemed to touch, all the
way; but it...

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...do, too.

Both parties to this fourth duel were badly hurt so much that the
surgeon was...

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...the heads and faces of ten youths gashed in every direction
by the keen two-edged blades,...

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...imprudently, or commit excesses in the
way of overexertion; inflammation sets in and gets such a...

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...He could not talk very well, because his opponent's sword
had cut his under-lip in two,...

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...resting upon the privilege of the badge, are always
volunteering. A corps student told me it...

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...that
is lax.

Of course, where there is so much fighting, the students make it a point
to...

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...were their guests, and keep
aloof from the caps of the other colors. Once I wished...