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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... ...on the Mississippi by Mark T wain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...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... ..., for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Nei ther the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ...on the false point, and held on the cabin under Plum Point till I raised the reef—quarter less twain— then straightened up for the middle bar till I g... ...it lower down; started out from the false point—mark twain—raised the second reef abreast the big snag in the bend, and had quarter less twain.” One o... ...ar future by what has oc curred in late years, what an opportunity is here! Geology never had such a chance, nor such exact data to argue from! Life ... ...ifications, no compromises, no half way measures. The magnolia trees in the Capitol grounds were lovely and fragrant, with their dense rich foliage a... ...ers, or wrecks in his road. Sir Walter Scott is probably responsible for the Capitol building; for it is not conceivable that this little sham castle ...

...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...

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