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Life on the Mississippi

By: Mark Twain

...fe on the Mississippi by Mark T wain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...ersity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and i... ...Editor, Hazleton, PA 18201 1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of lit... ...missionarying among them, and drawing whole populations of them at a time to Quebec, and later to Montreal, to buy furs of them. Necessarily, then, th... ... relic of a time when one could travel from the mouths of the Mississippi to Quebec and be on French territory and under French rule all the way. Pres... ...p in a week’s apprenticeship over in Jersey just before we sailed. My cattle culture and cattle enthusiasm have served their turn—I shan’t need them a... ...the repulse of the Union forces with great slaughter. Chapter 4O Castles and Culture BATON R OUGE WAS CLOTHED IN FLOWERS, like a bride—no, much mo... ... the toma hawk of commercial enterprise, sounding the warwhoop of Christian culture, tearing off the reeking scalp of sloth and Life on the Mississip...

...Excerpt: The ?Body Of The Nation? But the basin of the Mississippi is the body of the nation. All the other parts are but members, important in themselves, yet more important in their relations to this. Exclusive of the Lake basin and of 300,00...

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