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Book Review: Mark Twain: A Tramp Abroad, Following the Equator, Other Travels Edited by Roy Blount, Jr.
"If so experienced a man could by any means be made drunk, it would be a glorious thing to fill him up with composite liquors, and, in the language of his own country, 'let him retrospect.'" Rudyard Kipling Read More »