Sketches New and Old by Mark Twain

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Author Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
Title Sketches New and Old
Contents My watch -- Political economy -- The jumping frog -- Journalism in Tennessee -- The story of the bad little boy -- The story of the good little boy -- A couple of poems by Twain and Moore -- Niagara -- Answers to correspondents -- To raise poultry -- Experience of the McWilliamses with membranous croup -- My first literary venture -- How the author was sold in Newark -- The office bore -- Johnny Greer -- The facts in the case of the great beef contract -- The case of George Fisher -- Disgraceful persecution of a boy -- The judge's "spirited woman" -- Information wanted -- Some learned fables for good old boys and girls -- My late senatorial secretaryship -- A fashion item -- Riley, Newspaper correspondent -- A fine old man -- Science vs. luck -- The late Benjamin Franklin -- Mr. Bloke's item -- A medieval romance -- Petition concerning copyright -- After-dinner speech -- Lionising murderers -- A new crime -- A curious dream -- A true story -- The Siamese twins -- Speech at the Scottish banquet at London -- A ghost story -- The Capitoline Venus -- Speech on accident insurance -- John Chinaman in New York -- How I once edited an agricultural paper -- The petrified man -- My bloody massacre -- The undertaker's chat -- Concerning chambermaids -- Aurelia's unfortunate young man -- "After" Jenkins -- About barbers -- "Party cries" in Ireland -- The facts concerning the recent resignation -- History repeats itself -- Honored as a curiosity -- First interview with Artemus Ward -- Cannibalism in the cars -- The killing of Julius Caesar "localized" -- The widow's protest -- The scriptural panoramist -- Curing a cold -- A curious pleasure excursion -- Running for governor -- A mysterious visit.
Credits Produced by David Widger
Language English
LoC Class PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature
Subject Humorous stories, American
Subject United States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
Category Text
EBook-No. 3189
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Jan 27, 2021
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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