Mark Twain: A Biography. Complete
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Mark Twain: A Biography. Complete

By Albert Bigelow Paine
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  • MARK TWAIN A BIOGRAPHY
  • THE PERSONAL AND LITERARY LIFE OF SAMUEL LANGHORNE CLEMENS
  • VOLUME I. Part 1: 1835-1866
  • AN ACKNOWLEDGMENT
  • PREFATORY NOTE
  • MARK TWAIN—A BIOGRAPHY
  • I. ANCESTORS
  • II. THE FORTUNES OF JOHN AND JANE CLEMENS
  • III. A HUMBLE BIRTHPLACE
  • IV. BEGINNING A LONG JOURNEY
  • V. THE WAY OF FORTUNE
  • VI. A NEW HOME
  • VII. THE LITTLE TOWN OF HANNIBAL.
  • VIII. THE FARM
  • IX. SCHOOL-DAYS
  • X. EARLY VICISSITUDE AND SORROW
  • XI. DAYS OF EDUCATION
  • XII. TOM SAWYER'S BAND
  • XIII. THE GENTLER SIDE
  • XIV. THE PASSING OF JOHN CLEMENS
  • XV. A YOUNG BEN FRANKLIN
  • XVI. THE TURNING-POINT
  • XVII. THE HANNIBAL "JOURNAL"
  • XVIII. THE BEGINNING OF A LITERARY LIFE
  • XIX. IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF FRANKLIN
  • XX. KEOKUK DAYS
  • XXI. SCOTCHMAN NAMED MACFARLANE
  • XXII. THE OLD CALL OF THE RIVER
  • XXIII. THE SUPREME SCIENCE
  • XXIV. THE RIVER CURRICULUM
  • XXV. LOVE-MAKING AND ADVENTURE
  • XXVI. THE TRAGEDY OF THE "PENNSYLVANIA"
  • XXVII. THE PILOT
  • XXVIII. PILOTING AND PROPHECY
  • XXIX. THE END OF PILOTING
  • XXX. THE SOLDIER
  • XXXI. OVER THE HILLS AND FAR AWAY
  • XXXII. THE PIONEER
  • XXXIII. THE PROSPECTOR
  • XXXIV. TERRITORIAL CHARACTERISTICS
  • XXXV. THE MINER
  • XXXVI. LAST MINING DAYS
    • It was late in July when he wrote:
  • XXXVII. THE NEW ESTATE
  • XXXVIII. ONE OF THE "STAFF"
  • XXXIX. PHILOSOPHY AND POETRY
  • XL. "MARK TWAIN"
  • XLI. THE CREAM OF COMSTOCK HUMOR
  • XLII REPORTORIAL DAYS.
  • XLIII. ARTEMUS WARD
  • XLIV. GOVERNOR OF THE "THIRD HOUSE"
  • XLV. A COMSTOCK DUEL.
  • XLVI. GETTING SETTLED IN SAN FRANCISCO
  • XLVII. BOHEMIAN DAYS
  • XLVIII. THE REFUGE OF THE HILLS
  • XLIX. THE JUMPING FROG
  • L. BACK TO THE TUMULT
    • FROM the note-book:
  • LI. THE CORNER-STONE
  • LII. A COMMISSION TO THE SANDWICH ISLANDS
  • LIII. ANSON BURLINGAME AND THE "HORNET" DISASTER
  • VOLUME I, Part 2: 1866-1875
  • LIV. THE LECTURER
  • LV. HIGHWAY ROBBERY
  • LVI. BACK TO THE STATES
  • LVII. OLD FRIENDS AND NEW PLANS
  • LVIII. A NEW BOOK AND A LECTURE
  • LIX. THE FIRST BOOK
  • LX. THE INNOCENTS AT SEA
  • LXI. THE INNOCENTS ABROAD
  • LXII. THE RETURN OF THE PILGRIMS
    • The last note-book entry bears date of October 11th:
  • LXIII. IN WASHINGTON—A PUBLISHING PROPOSITION
  • LXIV. OLIVIA LANGDON
  • LXV. A CONTRACT WITH ELISHA BLISS, JR.
  • LXVI. BACK TO SAN FRANCISCO
  • LXVII. A VISIT TO ELMIRA
  • LXVIII. THE REV. "JOE" TWICHELL.
  • LXIX. A LECTURE TOUR
  • LXX. INNOCENTS AT HOME—AND "THE INNOCENTS ABROAD"
  • LXXI. THE GREAT BOOK OF TRAVEL.
  • LXXII.THE PURCHASE OF A PAPER.
  • LXXIII. THE FIRST MEETING WITH HOWELLS
  • LXXIV. THE WEDDING-DAY
  • LXXV. AS TO DESTINY
  • LXXVI. ON THE BUFFALO "EXPRESS"
  • LXXVII. THE "GALAXY"
  • LXXVIII. THE PRIMROSE PATH
  • LXXIX. THE OLD HUMAN STORY
  • LXXX. LITERARY PROJECTS
  • LXXXI. SOME FURTHER LITERARY MATTERS
  • LXXXII. THE WRITING OF "ROUGHING IT"
  • LXXXIII. LECTURING DAYS
  • LXXXIV. "ROUGHING IT".
    • Telegram to Redpath:
  • LXXXV. A BIRTH, A DEATH, AND A VOYAGE
  • LXXXVI. ENGLAND
  • LXXXVII. THE BOOK THAT WAS NEVER WRITTEN
  • LXXXVIII. "THE GILDED AGE"
  • LXXXIX. PLANNING A NEW HOME
  • XC. A LONG ENGLISH HOLIDAY
  • XCI. A LONDON LECTURE
  • XCII. FURTHER LONDON LECTURE TRIUMPHS
  • XCIII. THE REAL COLONEL SELLERS-GOLDEN DAYS
  • XCIV. BEGINNING "TOM SAWYER"
  • XCV. AN "ATLANTIC" STORY AND A PLAY
  • XCVI. THE NEW HOME
  • XCVII. THE WALK TO BOSTON
  • XCVIII. "OLD TIMES ON THE MISSISSIPPI"
  • XCIX. A TYPEWRITER, AND A JOKE ON ALDRICH
  • C. RAYMOND, MENTAL TELEGRAPHY, ETC.
  • CI. CONCLUDING "TOM SAWYER"—MARK TWAIN's "EDITORS"
  • CII. "SKETCHES NEW AND OLD"
  • CIII. "ATLANTIC" DAYS
  • CIV. MARK TWAIN AND HIS WIFE
  • VOLUME II, Part 1: 1875-1886
  • CV. MARK TWAIN AT FORTY
    • In conversation with John Hay, Hay said to Clemens:
  • CVI. HIS FIRST STAGE APPEARANCE
  • CVII. HOWELLS, CLEMENS, AND "GEORGE"
  • CVIII. SUMMER LABORS AT QUARRY FARM
  • CIX. THE PUBLIC APPEARANCE OF "TOM SAWYER"
  • CX. MARK TWAIN AND BRET HARTE WRITE A PLAY
  • CXI. A BERMUDA HOLIDAY
  • CXII. A NEW PLAY AND A NEW TALE
  • CXIII. TWO DOMESTIC DRAMAS
  • CXIV. THE WHITTIER BIRTHDAY SPEECH
  • CXV. HARTFORD AND BILLIARDS
  • CXVI. OFF FOR GERMANY
  • CXVII. GERMANY AND GERMAN
    • From the note-book:
  • CXVIII. TRAMPING WITH TWICHELL.
  • CXIX. ITALIAN DAYS
  • CXX. IN MUNICH
  • CXXI. PARIS, ENGLAND, AND HOMEWARD BOUND
  • CXXII. AN INTERLUDE
  • CXXIII. THE GRANT SPEECH OF 1879
  • CXXIV. ANOTHER "ATLANTIC" SPEECH
  • CXXV. THE QUIETER THINGS OF HOME
  • CXXVI. "A TRAMP ABROAD"
  • CXXVII. LETTERS, TALES, AND PLANS
  • CXXVIII. MARK TWAIN's ABSENT-MINDEDNESS.
  • CXXIX. FURTHER AFFAIRS AT THE FARM
  • CXXX. COPYRIGHT AND OTHER FANCIES
  • CXXXI. WORKING FOR GARFIELD
  • CXXXII. A NEW PUBLISHER
    • It was near the end of the year that Clemens wrote to his mother:
  • CXXXIII. THE THREE FIRES—SOME BENEFACTIONS
  • CXXXIV. LITERARY PROJECTS AND A MONUMENT TO ADAM
  • CXXXV. A TRIP WITH SHERMAN AND AN INTERVIEW WITH GRANT.
  • CXXXVI. "THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER"
  • CXXXVII. CERTAIN ATTACKS AND REPRISALS
  • CXXXVIII. MANY UNDERTAKINGS
  • CXXXIX. FINANCIAL AND LITERARY
  • CXL. DOWN THE RIVER
  • CXLI. LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY
  • CXLII. "LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI"
  • CXLIII. A GUEST OF ROYALTY
  • CXLIV. A SUMMER LITERARY HARVEST
  • CXLV. HOWELLS AND CLEMENS WRITE A PLAY
    • Before Howells went abroad Clemens had written:
  • CXLVI. DISTINGUISHED VISITORS
  • CXLVII. THE FORTUNES OF A PLAY
  • CXLVIII. CABLE AND HIS GREAT JOKE
  • CXLIX. MARK TWAIN IN BUSINESS
  • CL. FARM PICTURES
  • CLI. MARK TWAIN MUGWUMPS
  • CLII. PLATFORMING WITH CABLE
  • CLIII. HUCK FINN COMES INTO HIS OWN
  • CLIV. THE MEMOIRS OF GENERAL GRANT
  • CLV. DAYS WITH A DYING HERO
  • CLVI. THE CLOSE OF A GREAT CAREER
  • CLVII. MINOR MATTERS OF A GREAT YEAR
  • CLVIII. MARK TWAIN AT FIFTY
  • CLIX. THE LIFE OF THE POPE
  • CLX. A GREAT PUBLISHER AT HOME
  • CLXI. HISTORY: MAINLY BY SUSY
    • Suzy, in her biography, which she continued through this period, writes:
  • VOLUME II, Part 2: 1886-1900
  • CLXII. BROWNING, MEREDITH, AND MEISTERSCHAFT
  • CLXIII. LETTER TO THE QUEEN OF ENGLAND
  • CLXIV. SOME FURTHER ACCOUNT OF CHARLES L. WEBSTER & CO.
  • CLXV. LETTERS, VISITS, AND VISITORS
  • CLVXI. A "PLAYER" AND A MASTER OF ARTS
    • One morning early in January Clemens received the following note:
  • CLXVII. NOTES AND LITERARY MATTERS
  • CLXVIII. INTRODUCING NYE AND RILEY AND OTHERS
  • CLXIX. THE COMING OF KIPLING
  • CLXX. "THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER" ON THE STAGE
  • CLXXI. "A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT"
  • CLXXII. THE "YANKEE" IN ENGLAND
  • CLXXIII. A SUMMER AT ONTEORA
  • CLXXIV. THE MACHINE
  • CLXXV. "THE CLAIMANT"—LEAVING HARTFORD
  • CLXXVI. A EUROPEAN SUMMER
  • CLXXVII. KORNERSTRASSE,7
  • CLXXVIII. A WINTER IN BERLIN
  • CLXXIX. A DINNER WITH WILLIAM II.
  • CLXXX. MANY WANDERINGS
  • CLXXXI. NAUHEIM AND THE PRINCE OF WALES
  • CLXXXII. THE VILLA VIVIANI.
  • CLXXXIII. THE SIEUR DE CONTE AND JOAN
  • CLXXXIV. NEW HOPE IN THE MACHINE
  • CLXXXV. AN INTRODUCTION TO H. H. ROGERS
  • CLXXXVI. "THE BELLE OF NEW YORK"
  • CLXXXVII. SOME LITERARY MATTERS
  • CLXXXVIII. FAILURE
  • CLXXXIX. AN EVENTFUL YEAR ENDS
  • CXC. STARTING ON THE LONG TRAIL.
  • CXCI. CLEMENS HAD BEEN ILL IN ELMIRA WITH A CARBUNCLE
  • CXCII. "FOLLOWING THE EQUATOR"
  • CXCIII. THE PASSING OF SUSY
  • CXCIV. WINTER IN TEDWORTH SQUARE
  • CXCV. "PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF JOAN OF ARC".
  • CXCVI. MR. ROGERS AND HELEN KELLER
  • CXCVII. FINISHING THE BOOK OF TRAVEL.
  • CXCVIII. A SUMMER IN SWITZERLAND
  • CXCIX. WINTER IN VIENNA
  • CC. MARK TWAIN PAYS HIS DEBTS
  • CCI. SOCIAL LIFE IN VIENNA
  • CCII. LITERARY WORK IN VIENNA
  • CCIII. AN IMPERIAL TRAGEDY
  • CCIV. THE SECOND WINTER IN VIENNA
  • CCV. SPEECHES THAT WERE NOT MADE
  • CCVI. A SUMMER IN SWEDEN
  • CCVII. 30, WELLINGTON COURT
  • CCVIII. MARK TWAIN AND THE WARS
  • CCIX. PLASMON, AND A NEW MAGAZINE
  • CCX. LONDON SOCIAL AFFAIRS
  • CCXI. DOLLIS HILL AND HOME
  • VOLUME III, Part 1: 1900-1907
  • CCXII. THE RETURN OF THE CONQUEROR
  • CCXIII. MARK TWAIN—GENERAL SPOKESMAN
  • CCXIV. MARK TWAIN AND THE MISSIONARIES
  • CCXV. SUMMER AT "THE LAIR"
  • CCXVI. RIVERDALE—A YALE DEGREE
  • CCXVII. MARK TWAIN IN POLITICS
  • CCXVIII. NEW INTERESTS AND INVESTMENTS
  • CCXIX. YACHTING AND THEOLOGY
  • CCXX. MARK TWAIN AND THE PHILIPPINES
  • CCXXI. THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE
  • CCXXII. A PROPHET HONORED IN HIS COUNTRY
  • CCXXIII. AT YORK HARBOR
  • CCXXIV. THE SIXTY-SEVENTH BIRTHDAY DINNER
  • CCXXV. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CONTROVERSIES
  • CCXXVI. "WAS IT HEAVEN? OR HELL?"
  • CCXXVII. THE SECOND RIVERDALE WINTER
  • CCXXVIII. PROFFERED HONORS
  • CCXXXIX. THE LAST SUMMER AT ELMIRA
  • CCXXX. THE RETURN TO FLORENCE
    • From the note-book:
  • CCXXXI. THE CLOSE OF A BEAUTIFUL LIFE
  • CCXXXII. THE SAD JOURNEY HOME
  • CCXXXIII. BEGINNING ANOTHER HOME
  • CCXXXIV. LIFE AT 21 FIFTH AVENUE
  • CCXXXV. A SUMMER IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
  • CCXXXVI. AT PIER 70
  • CCXXXVII. AFTERMATH
  • CCXXXVIII. THE WRITER MEETS MARK TWAIN
  • CCXXXIX. WORKING WITH MARK TWAIN
  • CCXL. THE DEFINITION OF A GENTLEMAN
  • CCXLI. GORKY, HOWELLS, AND MARK TWAIN
  • CCXLII. MARK TWAIN'S GOOD-BY TO THE PLATFORM
  • CCXLIII. AN INVESTMENT IN REDDING
  • CCXLIV. TRAITS AND PHILOSOPHIES
  • CCXLV. IN THE DAY'S ROUND
  • CCXLVI. THE SECOND SUMMER AT DUBLIN
  • CCXLVI. DUBLIN, CONTINUED
  • CCXLVIII. "WHAT IS MAN?" AND THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • CCXLIX. BILLIARDS
  • CCL. PHILOSOPHY AND PESSIMISM
    • In a letter to MacAlister, written at this time, he said:
  • CCLI. A LOBBYING EXPEDITION
  • CCLII. THEOLOGY AND EVOLUTION
  • CCLIII. AN EVENING WITH HELEN KELLER
  • CCLIV. BILLIARD-ROOM NOTES
  • CCLV. FURTHER PERSONALITIES
  • VOLUME III, Part 2: 1907-1910
  • CCLVI. HONORS FROM OXFORD
  • CCLVII. A TRUE ENGLISH WELCOME
  • CCLVIII. DOCTOR OF LITERATURE, OXFORD
  • CCLIX. LONDON SOCIAL HONORS
  • CCLX. MATTERS PSYCHIC AND OTHERWISE
  • CCLXI. MINOR EVENTS AND DIVERSIONS
  • CCLXII. FROM MARK TWAIN's MAIL.
  • CCLXIII. SOME LITERARY LUNCHEONS
  • CCLXIV. "CAPTAIN STORMFIELD" IN PRINT
  • CCLXV. LOTOS CLUB HONORS
  • CCLXVI. A WINTER IN BERMUDA
  • CCLXVII. VIEWS AND ADDRESSES
  • CCLXVIII. REDDING
  • CCLXIX. FIRST DAYS AT STORMFIELD
  • CCLXX. THE ALDRICH MEMORIAL.
  • CCLXXI. DEATH OF "SAM" MOFFETT
  • CCLXXII. STORMFIELD ADVENTURES
  • CCLXXIII. STORMFIELD PHILOSOPHIES
  • CCLXIV. CITIZEN AND FARMER
  • CCLXV. A MANTEL AND A BABY ELEPHANT
  • CCLXXVI. SHAKESPEARE-BACON TALK
  • CCLXXVII. "IS SHAKESPEARE DEAD?"
  • CCLXXVIII. THE DEATH OF HENRY ROGERS
  • CCLXXIX. AN EXTENSION OF COPYRIGHT
  • CCLXXX. A WARNING
  • CCLXXXI. THE LAST SUMMER AT STORMFIELD
  • CCLXXXII. PERSONAL MEMORANDA
  • CCLXXXIII. ASTRONOMY AND DREAMS
  • CCLXXXIV. A LIBRARY CONCERT
  • CCLXXXV. A WEDDING AT STORMFIELD
  • CCLXXXVI. AUTUMN DAYS
  • CCLXXVII. MARK TWAIN'S READING
  • CCLXXXVIII. A BERMUDA BIRTHDAY
  • CCLXXXIX. THE DEATH OF JEAN
  • CCXC. THE RETURN TO BERMUDA
  • CCXCI. LETTERS FROM BERMUDA
  • CCXCII. THE VOYAGE HOME
  • CCXCIII. THE RETURN TO THE INVISIBLE
  • CCXCIV. THE LAST RITES
  • CCXCV. MARK TWAIN'S RELIGION
  • CCXCVI. POSTSCRIPT
  • APPENDIX A
    • LETTER FROM ORION CLEMENS TO MISS WOOD CONCERNING HENRY CLEMENS
  • APPENDIX B
    • MARK TWAIN'S BURLESQUE OF CAPTAIN ISAIAH SELLERS
  • APPENDIX C.
  • APPENDIX D
    • FROM MARK TWAIN'S FIRST LECTURE, DELIVERED OCTOBER 2, 1866.
  • NOTICE OF MARK TWAIN'S LECTURE
    • "THE TROUBLE IS OVER"
  • APPENDIX E
    • FROM "THE JUMPING FROG" BOOK
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