The American Claimant
RARE BOOK ROOM
817
C591am2
Dayton
Main Author: Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Contributor(s): Beard, Daniel Carter, 1850-1941.
Hurst, Hal, 1865-
Title: The American claimant, by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) With 81 illustrations by Dan Beard and Hal Hurst.
Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus, 1892.
Description: xi, 258 p. incl. front., illus. 20 cm.
Notes: First English edition.
Advertisements, 32 pages, at end dated May, 1892.
Bound in red cloth.
Johnson, M. De V. A bibliography of the works of Mark Twain, p. 53.

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"AND I AS USURPER--A NAMELESS PAUPER, A TRAMP."

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"He was constructing what seemed to be some kind of frail mechanical toy."

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"It must try your patience pretty sharply sometimes."

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"One-armed Pete."

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"Father, I am going to shake hands with Mr. Hawkins."

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"Must he go down in his spectral night dress?"

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"Clah to goodness it's de fust time I've sot eyes on 'em."

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Parker, assistant editor of the Democrat.

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"How do you do?"

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"Both were so paralyzed with joy."

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"It had already happened."

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"His thoughts had been far away from these things."

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"Fool or no fool, he would grab it."

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"No. 5 started a laugh."

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Capt. Saltmarsh and brother of the brush.

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Wasted sewer gas.

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"Eastward with that great light transfiguring their faces."

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It was a violent case of mutual love at first sight.

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"Time dragged heavily for both, now."

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"Oh, my God, she's kissing it!"

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"The shady devil had knifed her."

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"You an earl's son! Show me the signs."

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"My father!"

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"Finally there was a quiet wedding at the Towers."

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