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Extracts from Adam's diary / by Mark Twain

dc.contributor Internet Wiretap Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 2018-07-27 2019-07-04T09:57:57Z 2019-07-04T09:57:57Z 1904 1993-05-12
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dc.publisher University of Oxford
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dc.subject.lcsh Fiction -- United States -- 19th century
dc.subject.lcsh Biographical fiction -- United States -- 19th century
dc.subject.lcsh Comic histories -- United States -- 19th century
dc.subject.other Short stories
dc.title Extracts from Adam's diary / by Mark Twain
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Internet Wiretap Edition of EXTRACTS FROM ADAM'S DIARY by MARK TWAIN From "The Writings of Mark Twain Volume XX", Copyright 1903, Samuel Clemens. This text is placed in the Public Domain, May 1993. MONDAY. -- This new creature with the long hair is a good deal in the way. It is always hang- ing around and following me about. I don't like this; I am not used to company. I wish it would stay with the other animals.... Cloudy to-day, wind in the east; think we shall have rain. WE? Where did I get that word? -- I remember now -- the new creature uses it. TUESDAY. -- Been examining the great waterfall. It is the finest thing on the estate, I think. The new creature calls it Niagara Falls -- why, I am sure I do not know. Says it LOOKS like Niagara Falls. That is not a reason, it is mere waywardness and imbecility. I get no chance to name anything my- self. The new creature names everything that comes along, before I can get in a protest. And always that same pretext is offered -- it lo . . .
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