Sketches New and Old, Part 1.

By Mark Twain

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...SKETCHES NEW AND OLD

by Mark Twain

Part 1.

CONTENTS (Entire ebook)

Preface
My Watch
...

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... ...

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...down
to that degree that it ticked like a tolling bell. I began to be...

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...ruin over and over under his
glass; and then he said there appeared to be something...

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...government. The wisest
men of all ages have brought to...

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...aside, I liked the spiral-twist and would take that brand.
Then he said he could make...

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...was to kind of touch up the other
chimneys a little, and thus "add to the...

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... rather be a profound political economist than chief of police.
...

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...give his lucid and unintoxicated intervals to the composition,
not of...

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...it. It cleared the galleries, so to
speak. In five minutes there was not...

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...[written about 1865]

IN ENGLISH. THEN IN FRENCH. THEN CLAWED BACK INTO A CIVILIZED...

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...the
grammar. I think it is the worst I ever saw; and yet the French...

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...matter, and admired
its two heroes as men of transcendent genius in 'finesse.' I let...

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...and he said she was
considerable better--thank the Lord for his inf'nite mercy--and coming on
so smart...

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...he'd been imposed on, and how the other dog had him in the
door, so to...

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...hind foot as indifferent as if he hadn't no idea he'd
been doin' any more'n any...

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...himself and then
he got the frog out and prized his mouth open and took a...

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...Wheeler returning, and he buttonholed me
and recommenced:

"Well, thish-yer Smiley had a yaller one-eyed cow that...

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...qu'elle est
bien mieux, grace a l'infinie misericorde tellement mieux qu'avec la
benediction de la Providence elle...

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...pattes de derriere, puisque c'est par la
que je les bats?--il s'en alla en clopinant, et...

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...Il faut le
reconnaitre, Smiley etait monstrueusement fier de sa grenouille, et il en
avait le droit,...

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...comma une enclume, il n'avancait pas plus
que si on l'eut mis a l'ancre. Smiley fut...

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...bring his
bet; he himself laid always for a combat of cats, for a combat of...

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...so much he was ordinary; but as
soon as the game made, she becomes another dog....

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...frog it was the
education, but with the education she could do nearly all--and I him
believe....

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...that you had of the experience, and possible that you not be but
an amateur. ...

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...grasped Daniel by the skin of the neck, him lifted and said:

"The wolf me bite...

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...about 1848. He was smoking a cigar, and
trying to think of a word, and...

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...down the pages, and his countenance grew portentous. It was
easy to see that something...

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... they want to save their abandoned reptile carcasses the cowhiding
...

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...have a little account to settle with you. If you are at
leisure we will...

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...end of the next three hours I had been
through perils so awful that all peace...

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...in
to swap compliments with you, and freckles me with bullet-holes till my
skin won't hold my...

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...nor anything of that kind. She was rather stout than
otherwise, and she was not...

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...and
bell-crowned hats, and pantaloons that are short in the legs, and women
with the waists of...

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...Sunday invariably get drowned; and all the bad
boys who get caught out in storms when...

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...was. He just said it was wrong to lie,
and that was sufficient for him....

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...with a lath, and then chased him home, saying, "Hi! hi!" as he
proceeded. That...

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...accordance with any of the
books. Jacob looked them all over to see.

One thing that...

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...and when the captain asked for his recommendations he
proudly drew out a tract and pointed...

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...made it to the birds; because,
although the bulk of him came down all right in...

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... While other bards shall walk these dells,
...

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...as
good as another, for the reason that the fish do not bite anywhere, and
so there...

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...aid and abet this sort of crime.

Any day, in the hands of these photographers, you...

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...under the
monstrous wall of water thundering down from above, and speech was in
vain in the...

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...as I approached the bridge leading over
to Luna Island, I came upon a noble Son...

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...War Chiefs, Squaws, and High
Muck-a-Mucks, the paleface from the land of the setting sun greets...

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...to that bush, and put a pipe
in his mouth, and lit a match, and followed...