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May 24 , 2009

Mark Twain Anecdotes and Quotes


This short 13,000-word pamphlet contains Mark Twain anecdote and quotations and a short biography. Here is a sample anecdote: Humorist Mark Twain, author of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, once stayed at the home of political cartoonist Thomas Nast, who first used the images of an elephant and a donkey to repre-sent the Republican and the Democratic parties. During the night, Mr. Twain was bothered by the sounds of the Nast family’s clocks, so he got up and stopped all of them. The next morning, everyone overslept. Mr. Twain explained what had happened and stated that the clocks had been working too hard, so they should benefit from a good night’s rest.

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