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Mark Twain.    1869

Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens )(November 1835 – April American author and humorist

1873–1874 - Goes with family for five months to England, Scotland, and France. Goes to England by himself in November 1873. The Gilded Age, written with Charles Dudley Warner, is published. Pictured: Clara Spaulding, Susy Clemens, Olivia Clemens, Samuel Clemens, and Dr. John Brown, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Sam Clemens and family

Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) around age 25 (c. 1859-60), during his years as a riverboat pilot.

Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) around age 25 (c. during his years as a riverboat pilot.

Mark Twain on Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offenses.  "Cooper’s art has some defects. In one place in ‘Deerslayer,’ and in the restricted space of two-thirds of a page, Cooper has scored 114 offences against literary art out of a possible 115. It breaks the record."

Mark Twain (pen-name of Samuel Clemens) (born 30 November, died 21 April, pictured above on the occasion of his receipt of an honorary Doctor of Literature degree from Oxford University in June, 1907

Writers Mark Twain (left) and George Washington Cable, Twins of Genius tour 1884-1885

მარკ ტვენი – Mark Twain

Mark Twain/Sam Clemens George Washington Cable (Mark Twain Quotations – Photo courtesy of Dave Thomson)

Day 16: Man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.    Waiting for the day when I am less self-critical.

Mark Twain "Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails.

My Commemoration to Confederate Missouri

Samuel Clemens, aka Mark Twain born in Flordia, Missouri, grew up in Hannibal, Missouri

Alvin Langdon Coburn  Mark Twain,1908

by Alvin Langdon Coburn: Mark Twain, 1908 George Eastman House See also previous posts on OF, featuring Langdon Coburn on Yeats, Henry James and Conrad

Sam Clemens [Mark Twain] and his friend and frequent companion at Quarry Farm John T. Lewis, photographed during the author’s last visit to Elmira, in 1903. Lewis is thought to have been one of the models for Jim in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

Sam Clemens [Mark Twain] and his friend and frequent companion at Quarry Farm John T. Lewis, photographed during the author’s last visit to Elmira, in Lewis is thought to have been one of the models for Jim in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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