By Mark Twain
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A fortnight later Mrs. ” Within weeks of this calamity Clemens wrote his friend Henry H. 35 The family spent the winter and spring of 1897 in London while Clemens wrote Following the Equator, which would be published in November. In the summer of 1897 they retreated to Switzerland, and in late September they moved to Vienna. ” “Travel-Scraps I” appears to be unfinished, or at least not quite ready for the typist, since Clemens made a tentative revision of its title, in pencil (“Travel-Scraps. from Autobiog ”) and the manuscript itself ˆ ˆ still has two sets of page numbers (1–20 and 1–28).
72. Lyon 1906, entry for 29 Aug. “The King” was the pet name that Lyon and Paine used for Clemens. [ 28 • I n t roduc t ion ] endurance. ”—“that devilish woman! ”—73 He had found (and corrected) over two dozen instances of this trivial but irritating error.
The first was “Wapping Alice,” a tale deemed unsuitable for magazine publication, which was based on an actual event. 37 More than a year after he began dictating his autobiography in 1906, he inserted “Wapping Alice” in the Autobiographical Dictation of 9 April 1907. ” The revision of this manuscript reflects a season of discouragement about the autobiography, a mood that shows up sporadically during the winter of 1898–99. ” When the sketch appeared in the Century Magazine for November 1899, it omitted any reference to his autobiography.
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