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Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is most noted for his novels, The Adventures...

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  • Lystra Books and Literary Services: Wisdom from Mark Twain

      Blog Source: | 4 days ago
    Both quotes are from Mark Twain. The first one should be every writer's first and last ambition--find the right word. The second provides both an explanation as to why proofreading one's own work is so dang hard, and allows for no excuses.
  • Mark Twain & George Orwell + Blood, Sweat & Tears = A ...

      Blog Source: | 4 days ago
    Mark Twain's little rules. These require that the author shall: Say what he is proposing to say, not merely come near it. Use the right word, not its second cousin. Eschew surplusage. Not omit necessary details. Avoid slovenliness of form.
  • 2014 Scholarship Golf Tournament Presented by Mark Twain ...

      Blog Source: | 4 days ago
    2014 Scholarship Golf Tournament Presented by Mark Twain Medical Center. The Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce their 2014 Scholarship Golf Tournament will be on Friday, June 27th at Greenhorn Creek Golf ...
  • Mark Twain–”Humor” - I Just Read About That... - WordPress....

      Blog Source: | 4 days ago
    [READ: April 14, 2014] “Humor”. This article appeared in the December 1958 issue of Harper's magazine. Mark Twain made over 100 contributions to the magazine (geez). I have often thought that Twain is an author I need to read more of.
  • Mark Twain on sports | All Over The Field

      Blog Source: | 8 days ago
    Golf is a good walk spoiled. Mark Twain. ... Golf is a good walk spoiled. Mark Twain. Related. Mark Twain on sports · April 9, 2014 Eye On The Nation Leave a comment. “Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.” - Vince Lombardi. Related 
  • Old Bat's Belfry: Weekly Quote #1 ~ Mark Twain

      Blog Source: | 8 days ago
    About: This is what happens when Mulluane gets bored while feeling creative! This is going to be a weekly feature here on the old blog. Until I get bored with this too that is. {grins} The quote of course is Mark Twain's but the design is all
  • A Boat Against the Current: Quote of the Day (Mark Twain, on ...

      Blog Source: | 8 days ago
    On this day in 1859, 23-year-old Samuel Clements (later known as Mark Twain), after two years of apprenticeship, received his full steamboat pilot's license in St. Louis, certifying his navigational mastery of the mighty Mississippi. Or as great
  • Saberpoint: Mark Twain's Eloquence and His Distaste for ...

      Blog Source: | 8 days ago
    I finally finished "The Innocents Abroad" by Mark Twain. It was a very entertaining read, and I was impressed with Twain's descriptive prose and vocabulary. He uses some archaic language, but I found most of it in the Kindle dictionary.
  • 2nd Annual Rocket Launch » Mark Twain Elementary PTO

      Blog Source: | 12 days ago
    Join us for this fun activity on Saturday, April 26th! The Dad's Club will provide launch pads, igniters and water. All you need to do is register on-line ($10 entry fee per child) and purchase or build one rocket per child. On the day of the
  • MARK TWAIN TONIGHT | View in the Dark

      Blog Source: | 12 days ago
    The first time I ever saw Hal Holbrook do his impersonation of Mark Twain, I think I was still in college. He first conceived of the idea and performed it in 1954, when he was 29. He's now been performing Mark Twain Tonight for sixty ...

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