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The complete humorous sketches and tales of Mark Twain

Author: Mark Twain; Charles Neider
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, ©1985.
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Genre/Form: Comedy sketches
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Complete humorous sketches and tales of Mark Twain.
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, ©1985
(OCoLC)647095821
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Charles Neider
ISBN: 038501094X 9780385010948
OCLC Number: 11469746
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 722 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Curing a cold --
Aurelia's unfortunate young man --
Information for the million --
The killing of Julius Caesar "Localized" --
Lucretia Smith's soldier --
A touching story of George Washington's boyhood --
Advice to little girls --
"After" Jenkins --
Answers to correspondents --
Mr. Bloke's item --
A page from a Californian almanac --
The scriptural panoramist --
Among the spirits --
Brief biographical sketch of George Washington --
Concerning Chambermaids --
Honored as a curiosity --
An inquiry about insurances --
Literature in the dry diggings --
Origin of illustrious men --
The facts concerning the recent resignation --
General Washington's negro body-servant --
Information wanted --
My late senatorial secretaryship --
An ancient playbill --
Back from "Yurrup" --
The Benton house --
A fine old man --
Guying the guides --
Mental photographs --
Rev. Henry Ward Beecher's farm --
The Turkish bath --
The case of George Fisher --
An entertaining article --
History repeats itself --
John Chinaman in New York --
The judge's "spirited woman" --
The late Benjamin Franklin --
Map of Paris --
My bloody massacre --
A mysterious visit --
Note on "the petrified man" --
Post-modern poetry --
Riley-newspaper correspondent --
Running for governor --
To raise poultry --
The undertaker's chat --
The widow's protest --
Wit inspirations of the "two-year-olds" --
About barbers --
A burlesque biography --
The danger of lying in bed --
A fashion item --
First interview with Artemus Ward --
My first literary venture --
A new beecher church --
Portrait of King William III --
"Blanketing" the admiral --
A deception --
A genuine Mexican plug --
The great landslide case --
How the author was sold in Newark --
A hundred and ten tin whistles --
Lionizing murderers --
Markiss, king of liars --
Mr. Arkansas --
Nevada Nabobs --
What Hank said to Horace Greeley --
When the Buffalo climbed a tree --
A curious pleasure excursion --
Rogers --
After-dinner speech --
A couple of poems by Twain and Moore --
An encounter with an interviewer --
Johnny Greer --
The jumping frog --
The office bore --
"Party cries" in Ireland --
Petition concerning copyright --
The siamese twins --
Speech at the Scottish banquet in London --
Speech on accident insurance --
The facts concerning the recent carnival of crime in Connecticut --
Letter read at a dinner --
Punch, brothers, punch --
Some rambling note of an idle excursion --
Speech on the weather --
The whittier birthday speech --
About magnanimous-incident literature --
O'Shah --
The great revolution in Pitcairn --
Speech on the babies --
American in Europe --
An American party --
Ascending the Riffelberg --
The awful German language --
The great French duel --
The king's encore --
The laborious ant --
My long crawl in the dark --
Nicodemus dodge --
Skeleton for black forest novel --
A telephonic conversation --
Two works of art --
Why Germans wear spectacles --
Young Cholley Adams --
Plymouth Rock and the pilgrims --
Concerning the American language --
Legend of Sagenfeld in Germany --
On the decay of the art of lying --
Paris notes --
The art of inhumation --
Keelboat talk and manners --
Introduction to "the new guide of the conversation in Portugese and English" --
A petition to the queen of England --
A majestic literary fossil --
About all kinds of ships --
A cure for the blues --
The enemy conquered; or, love triumphant --
Traveling with a reformer --
Private history of the "jumping frog" story --
Fenimore Cooper's literary offenses --
A hell of a hotel at Maryborough --
The Indian crow --
At the appetite cure --
The Austrian Edison keeping school again --
From the "London Times" of 1904 --
My first life, and how I got out of it --
My boyhood dreams --
Amended Obituaries --
Does the race of man love a lord? --
Instructions in art --
Italian with grammar --
Italian without a master --
Appendix: The petrified man --
The Dutch Nick massacre.
Other Titles: Short stories
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Charles Neider ; drawings by Mark Twain.

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