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The man that corrupted Hadleyburg and other stories and essays

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Published by Harper & Bros. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Humorous stories, American,
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Mark Twain.
      ContributionsRoy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS1322 .M25 1900
      The Physical Object
      Pagination398 p., [11] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages398
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6556701M
      LC Control Number13009365

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      The couple lay awake the most of the night, Mary happy and busy, Edward busy, but not so happy. Billson would read a private paper was a thing which could not occur to me; he was an honourable man, and he would be above that. Raised Bands Horizontal protruding strips found on the spine of a book. I have just arrived home from Mexico, and learned about that episode. Edward was trying to recall that service.

      Doublure Pastedowns made not of paper but of leather, for decorative purposes. He noticed that the faces of the nineteen chief citizens and their wives bore that expression of peaceful and holy happiness again. At last he had a fortunate idea, and when it fell into his brain it lit up his whole head with an evil joy. And like the most masterful literature, it subverts any notion of easy conclusion: is Hadleyburg ruined, or liberated? Thenceforward he held up each note in its turn and waited.


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I merely wanted to leave that sack in his care, to be delivered to the rightful owner when he shall be found. And finally, a remark which he made to me has remained with me to this day, and has at last conquered me; and in conquering has saved the remnant of my morals: I shall gamble no more.

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You had an old and lofty reputation for honesty, and naturally you were proud of it—it was your treasure of treasures, the very apple of your eye. If it is not unparliamentary to suggest it, I will remark that both are equal to it.

Frontispiece An illustration facing the title page of a book. Next day there was a surprise for Jack Halliday. Edward and Mary await their name with anguish, but surprisingly it is never read.

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More than once people have twitted me with it. So three weeks passed—one week was left. It was so proud of it, and so anxious to insure its perpetuation, that it began to teach the principles of honest dealing to its babies in the cradle, and made the like teachings the staple of their culture thenceforward through all the years devoted to their education.

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Some critics emphasize the revenge theme, pointing to the hypocritical characterizations and the deterministic tone of the story. I say I WAS.Dec 08,  · The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories and Essays by Mark Twain,Harper edition, - Harper's library ed.

"The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg" is a piece of short fiction by Mark Twain. It first appeared in Harper's Monthly in Decemberand was subsequently published by Harper & Brothers in the collection The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories and Sketches ().

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