Sketches New and Old, Part 7.

By Mark Twain

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...SKETCHES NEW AND OLD

by Mark Twain

Part 7.



FIRST INTERVIEW WITH ARTEMUS WARD--[Written about 1870.]

I had never...

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...do, particularly in cases where the nature of the formation is
such that they stand apart...

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...simplest proposition. I told you how it would be."

"Oh, don't mind it, don't mind...

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...one of the way-stations and sat
down beside me. We talked together pleasantly on various...

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...Indeed, it almost came to a dead halt sometimes,
in the midst of great drifts that...

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...could--to sleep, if they might.

"The eternal night-it surely seemed eternal to us-wore its lagging hours
away...

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...Bowen were also offered, and
refused upon the same grounds.

"MR. A. L. BASCOM of Ohio: 'I...

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...the
fact that he has lost more flesh during the week that we have lain here
than...

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...now take up the remaining candidates,
and go into an election for breakfast. This was...

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...was one of the finest men I
ever sat down to handsome, educated, refined, spoke several...

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...I shuddered whenever he turned his hungry eye
upon me; and when I heard that I...

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...twelve hours ahead of the morning-paper boys with this
most magnificent "item" that ever fell to...

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...speaking ironically and
contemptuously of Mr. Caesar's conduct upon that occasion.

We are further informed that there...

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...that killed Caesar, asked what it was that Lena
had said. Cassias told him, and...

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...indescribable
uproar; the throng of citizens is the lobbies had blockaded the doors in
their frantic efforts...

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...in Corning during the war. Dan Murphy enlisted
as a private, and fought very bravely....

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...didn't either trump or follow
suit, you understand?'

"'Well, no,' the fellow said; 'he hadn't noticed, but...

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...of gear.

"The panorama moved on, and the showman drummed up his grit and started
in fresh.

"'Ladies...

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...the solemn old flats got up in a huff to go, and everybody
else laughed till...

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...was so
elaborate that I never got it completed until the middle of the following
week.

The first...

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...had from necessity acquired considerable
skill in the treatment of simple "family complaints." I knew...

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...it
seemed poor policy to commence then; therefore I determined to take a
sheet-bath, notwithstanding I had...

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...recommended precisely the same
course. Each advised me to take a quart; that made half...

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...will be allowed to go to the edge and look over unless
accompanied by either my...

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...yet morally in darkness. Sunday-schools will be established
wherever practicable. Compulsory education will also...

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... ...

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...comet to us, she will no longer be called by
his name, but by my partner's....

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...Finally I wrote my grandmother about it. Her answer came
quick and sharp. She...

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... explain to certain of his fellow-citizens (who are suffering to vote
...

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... of the public, and in its blind fury they should do...

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...it was
really my name that was coupled with this disgraceful suspicion. Three
long years had...

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...silence, till at this day he stands forever convicted.
Look upon...

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...Department. I said I had never heard of his branch of
business before, but I...

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...that much. Say seventeen hundred, maybe?"

"Ha! ha! I knew you couldn't. ...

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...rich man face to face, and talked to him, and
touched him with his hands, that...

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...relief I
could see, and it was only a drop in the ocean. At the...

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...under the accusing eyes of my old visitor I stood up
and swore to lie after...