Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World. Part 4

By Mark Twain

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...FOLLOWING
...

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...in the Bluff region the natural enemy of the
rabbit is honored, and his person is...

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...I am in "the England of the Far South."

Dunedin, same date. The town justifies...

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...former physique delicately and exactly preserved and perpetuated, and
with that stem standing up out of...

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...public galleries by the State and by societies of citizens. Living
citizens--not dead ones. ...

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...and say in
Australasia."

"Bad beds?"

"No--none at all. Just sand-bags."

"The pillows, too?"

"Yes, the pillows, too. ...

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...very most difficult piece of railroad in
Australia for your experiment. There are twelve miles...

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...America that are as big,
and you probably haven't five that are half as fine. ...

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...pay the conductor?"

"No, he is not authorized to receive the money, and he won't. ...

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...as life; and the
housekeeping utensils were there, too, and close at hand the carved and
finely...

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...He told where he came from, but he couldn't spell well, so
one can't find the...

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... It takes much to convince the average man of anything;
and perhaps nothing can ever...

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...was far in excess of
its privilege, and winked a politic wink and said nothing. ...

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...we threaded our way among the layers of steaming passengers
stretched upon its floor and its...

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...A harmless old laboring
man came wandering along, and as his presence was an embarrassment, they
choked...

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...and let the swags--[A "swag" is a kit, a pack, small
...

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... off his waist, put it round his neck, and so strangled him.
...

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... had gone. So with that we threw all the stones on him, and...

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...sailed in the afternoon late, spent a few hours at New Plymouth, then
sailed again and...

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...too. Some of the light-colored samples were a tolerably fair
counterfeit of uncut South African...

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...diver and remain out of sight
until one had given her up, then up she would...

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...in the world except the
lightning-flash. It is a stupendous force that is stored up in...

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...not see them clearly, but from the groupings of the
figures I fancied that they represented...

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...aboard again.

Much horseback riding, in and around this town; many comely girls in cool
and pretty...

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...to worshiping and supplicating the
Good One! There is no sense in that. A good...

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...against
fanaticism" you will perceive what the word means, and how mischosen it
is. Patriotism is...

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...Maoris made the settlement of the country by the whites rather
difficult. Not at first--but...

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...all day
under deck-awnings, and reads and smokes, in measureless content. One
does not read prose...

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...graveyard;
For now she knows that his grave is near,
She will not shed so many tears.

Although...

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...grateful; and would flip the ash away with
the daintiest gesture, unintentionally displaying his brass ring...

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...the lone Wollongong
...

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...and dies,
...

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...answers not
...

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.... . . . Three big cats--very
friendly loafers; they wander all...

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...little."

January 4, 1898. Christmas in Melbourne, New Year's Day in Adelaide,
and saw most...

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...Siam has acknowledged herself to be, in effect, a French province.
It seems plain that all...

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...the good day is
not far off, now. But there seems to be a party...

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...under it is a beltless and flowing white cotton gown--from
neck straight to heel; he and...

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...impressive qualities of mystery and antiquity.

The drive through the town and out to the Galle...

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...They are on us to expose us--to advertise what we
wear them to conceal. They...

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.... . . . If you want a slice of a
lime...

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...reprising whirl and tumult of gay carriages, are
great groups of comfortably-off Parsee women--perfect flower-beds of
brilliant...

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...the sun that is endowed with an imperishable
interest for alien prince and alien peasant, for...

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...do that before us all. The native took it with
meekness, saying nothing, and not...

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...years ago, and wholly unconscious of all things but
just those; and in the next second...

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...rebel, a royalist, a
democrat, a practicer and propagator of irreverence, a meddler, an
intruder, a busybody,...

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...I sat on one end of the balcony, the crows would
gather on the railing at...