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Advice to Little Girls: Young Mark Twain’s Little-Known, Lovely 1865 Children’s Book
Advice to Little Girls: Young Mark Twain’s Little-Known, Lovely 1865 Children’s Book

“Good little girls always show marked deference for the aged. You ought never to ‘sass’ old people unless they ‘sass’ you first.”

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Mark Twain’s Fan Mail
Mark Twain’s Fan Mail

“This world would not be satisfying unless one person were allowed to express gratitude and thanks to another.”

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Mark Twain on Intelligence vs. Morality
Mark Twain on Intelligence vs. Morality

“If intellect is welcome anywhere in the other world, it is in hell, not heaven.”

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Missives from Muggings: The Audacious Requests Mark Twain Received from His Fans and His Wry Responses
Missives from Muggings: The Audacious Requests Mark Twain Received from His Fans and His Wry Responses

“This is the worst piece of cheek of all.”

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A Cat-Hater’s Handbook: Irreverent Vintage Gem Illustrated by Tomi Ungerer
A Cat-Hater’s Handbook: Irreverent Vintage Gem Illustrated by Tomi Ungerer

An ailurophobe’s delight circa 1982.

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Hello Goodbye Hello: Rudyard Kipling Meets Mark Twain Meets Helen Keller
Hello Goodbye Hello: Rudyard Kipling Meets Mark Twain Meets Helen Keller

“His voice seemed to say like the river, ‘Why hurry? Eternity is long; the ocean can wait.'”

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