The Stolen White Elephant

By Mark Twain

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...THE STOLEN WHITE ELEPHANT

by Mark Twain




[Left out of A Tramp...

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...was but the one
course for an intelligent man to pursue. Late as it was, I...

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...leave out no particular, however
insignificant--that is, insignificant from your point of view. To men
in my...

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...who our man is by the manner of his work and
the size of the game...

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...he eat? I want particulars."

"He will leave Bibles to eat bricks, he will leave bricks...

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...all the railways, north as
far as Canada, west as far as Ohio, south as far...

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...namely, "Brick" Duffy
and "Red" McFadden. Ten days before the...

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...them without offending. We must constantly show the
public what we are doing, or they will...

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...from him again before long."

Telegram No. 2 came:


...

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...the Pacific, if necessary.
...

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... ...

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...Sunday-school libraries,
with high hopes-hopes amounting to certainties, indeed. The inspector
said:

"I wish I could communicate with...

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...a good deal of time; but at last we struck the right
...

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...after, we
entered inclosure and proceeded to identify elephant by photograph
...

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...list had grown! In one place he had "interfered with an election and
killed five repeaters."...

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..."Give us a rest."

Two weeks after the elephant's disappearance I raised the reward to
seventy-five thousand...

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...compromises they always get half."

This removed my only objection. So the inspector wrote two notes,...

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...How his fine eyes
flamed with triumph! He said:

"We've compromised! The jokers will sing a different...

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...reward.

So ended that marvelous episode of the stolen elephant. The newspapers
were pleasant with praises once...