Mark Twain's Burlesque Autobiography

By Mark Twain

Page 0

...A BURLESQUE AUTOBIOGRAPHY

and, FIRST ROMANCE

by Mark Twain

1871



Contents


BURLESQUE AUTOBIOGRAPHY


AWFUL, TERRIBLE MEDIEVAL ROMANCE

CHAPTER I. THE SECRET...

Page 1

...angles, and bore fruit winter, and summer.


...

Page 2

...in the
stone business, which, with inconsiderable intervals, was some forty-two
years. In fact, he died in...

Page 3

...a couple of champagne baskets. But when he came back
insinuating in an insolent, swaggering way,...

Page 4

...they never did. And he would try to get the idleness and sloth
out of the...

Page 5

...conclusion that the Great Spirit was reserving
that soldier for some grand mission; and so I...

Page 6

...Klugenstein sat in a
chair of state meditating. Presently he said, with a tender accent:

"My daughter!"

A...

Page 7

...forth to-night.

"Now listen well. Remember every word I say. There is a law as old...

Page 8

...at once. The great halls of the palace were thronged
with nobles, who welcomed Conrad bravely;...

Page 9

...avoided her, the more she cast herself in
his way. He marvelled at this at first;...

Page 10

...spread farther. The gossips of the city got hold of it. It
swept the dukedom. And...

Page 11

...any of the ducal line SAVE FROM THE DUCAL THRONE!"

A shudder went to the heart...