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Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part Two (1880-1889)

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Mark Twain


This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included i…

Recollections of Abraham Lincoln 1847-1865

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Ward Hill Lamon


Abraham Lincoln came to the presidency under a heavy shroud of uncertainty, not only about his threatened life but, of course, the very exis…

Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part Five (1907-1909)

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Mark Twain


This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included i…

Mark Twain and the Happy Island

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Elizabeth Wallace


This Mark Twain Memoir by Elizabeth Wallace paints an idyllic portrait of his time in Bermuda, not long before his death in 1910. Wallace an…

Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part Seven (1920-1924)

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Mark Twain


This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included i…

Society as I Have Found It

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Ward Mcallister


Mark Twain illustrator Dan Beard recalled discussing McAllister’s book with Twain. “It was before Webster & Company failed that Ward McA…

The Ordeal of Mark Twain (Version 2)

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Van Wyck Brooks


The Ordeal of Mark Twain analyzes the literary progression of Samuel L. Clemens and attributes shortcomings to Clemens' mother and wife. The…

Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part Six (1910-1919)

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Mark Twain


This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included i…

The Nature and Authority of Conscience

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Rufus Jones


Rufus Matthew Jones (January 25, 1863 – June 16, 1948) was an American religious leader, writer, magazine editor, philosopher, and college p…

The Life and Death of Cardinal Wolsey

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George Cavendish


Thomas Wolsey was an English statesman and Catholic bishop. His appointment as a cardinal by Pope Leo X in 1515 gave him precedence over all…

A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom, Volume Two

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Andrew Dickson White


"In all modern history, interference with science in the supposed interest of religion, no matter how conscientious such interference m…

Mark Twain's Partner

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Michael J. Phillips


In 1861, a 26-year-old Sam Clemens "went west" with his older brother Orion. By that time he'd had some experience with publishing…

A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom, Volume One

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Andrew Dickson White


The 21st Century, so far, has seen a dramatic and widespread questioning of "Science", much of it from "Evangelicals". B…

Excerpts from ''A Bibliography of the Work of Mark Twain, Samuel Langhorne Clem…

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Merle Devore Johnson


As printed, this book contains an extensive listing of Mark Twain's work. Rather than repeating that listing, this recording simply reflects…

G.T.T., or The Wonderful Adventures of a Pullman

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Edward Everett Hale


More than a generation ago, a common joke when an insolvent debtor or any other loafer who had changed his home, wished to leave warning beh…

The Diamond Sutra (Chin-Kang-Ching) or Prajna-Paramita

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Unknowntranslated Bywilliam Gemmell


The Diamond Sutra, also known as the ‘Diamond Cutter Sutra’ or ‘Vajracchedika Prajnaparamita Sutra,’ is a remarkable Buddhist text and is co…

Researches into the Physical History of Man

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James Cowles Prichard


Prichard’s Researches into the Physical History of Man has been called the most important pre-Darwinian anthropological work in English of t…

Abraham Lincoln's Lyceum Address, with an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt

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Various


Long before he was President and having just started his law practice, 28-year-old Abraham Lincoln delivered (January 27, 1838) a speech on …

01 Chapter 1 Preface & My Watch

In Sketches New and Old

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Mark Twain


This collection of 63 writings by Mark Twain was published in 1882. Among other sketches, it contains "The Jumping Frog" in the or…

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