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Mark Twain, 1835-1910
Life on the Mississippi.
Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1883.
List of Illustrations


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THE "BATON ROUGE."
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VIEW ON THE RIVER.

A HIGH WATER SKETCH.

LA SALLE CANOEING.

DE SOTO SEES IT.

"CLASSIFYING THEIR OFFSPRING."

BURIAL OF DE SOTO.

CANADIAN INDIANS.

CROSSING THE LAKES.

ANCHORED IN THE STREAM.

"HOSPITABLY RECEIVED."

LA SALLE ON THE ICE.

CONSECRATING THE ROBBERY.

THE TEMPLE WALL.

EARLY NAVIGATION.

A LUMBER RAFT.

"I SWUM ALONG THE RAFT."

"HE JUMPED UP IN THE AIR."

"WENT AROUND IN A CIRCLE."

"HE KNOCKED THEM SPRAWLING."

AN OLD-FASHIONED BREAK-DOWN.

THE MYSTERIOUS BARREL.

"SOON THERE WAS A REGULAR STORM."

"THE LIGHTNING KILLED TWO MEN."

"GRABBED THE LITTLE CHILD."

"ED GOT UP MAD."

"WHO ARE YOU?"

"CHARLES WILLIAM ALLBRIGHT, SIR."

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"OUR PERMANENT AMBITION."

"WATER-STREET CLERKS."

"ALL GO HURRYING TO THE WHARF."

"THE TOWN DRUNKARD ASLEEP ONCE MORE."

"A SHINING HERO."

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"BORED WITH TRAVELLING."

"TELL ME WHERE IT IS--I 'LL FETCH IT!"

SUBLIME IN PROFANITY.

"HIS TEARS DRIPPED UPON THE LANTERN."

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"HE EASILY BORROWED SIX DOLLARS."

"BESIEGING THE PILOT."

"THIS IS NINE-MILE POINT."

"COME! TURN OUT!"

"A MINUTE LATER."

"YOU 'RE A SMART ONE."

"GET A MEMORANDUM BOOK."

"A SUMPTUOUS TEMPLE."

"RIVER INSPECTORS."

"A TANGLED KNOT."

"INSENSIBLY THEY DREW TOGETHER."

"STAND BY, NOW!"

"OVER SHE GOES."

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"LOADING AND FIRING."

"CHANGING WATCH."

"ALL WELL - BUT ME."

"LEARNING THE RIVER."

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"THAT 'S A REEF."

"SET HER BACK."

MR. B. STEPPED INTO VIEW.

"I STOOD LIKE ONE BEWITCHED."

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"WEARING A TOOTHPICK."

"DO YOU SEE THAT STUMP?"

THE ORATOR OF THE SCOW.

"DRIFTING LOGS."

"GAMBLING DOWN BELOW."

"TRACT DISTRIBUTING."

"YELLOW-FACED MISERABLES."

ON A SHORELESS SEA.

"THE PHANTOM ASSUMED THE WHEEL."

"NOBODY THERE."

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"SOUNDING."

"OH, HOW AWFUL."

"HAULED ABOARD."

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"A CITY STREET."

"LET A LEADSMAN CRY, 'HALF TWAIN.' "

"OH, I KNEW him."

"SO FULL OF LAUGH."

"SCARED TO DEATH."

"WHERE IS MR. BIXBY?"

"IF YOU LOVE ME, BACK HER."

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"VERY BRIEF AUTHORITY."

"TREATED WITH MARKED DEFERENCE."

"YOU TAKE MY BOAT!"

"NO FOOLIN!"

"WENT TO WHISTLING."

"BURST INTO A FURY."

"RESURRECTED PILOTS."

"THE CAPTAIN STORMED."

"THE SIGN OF MEMBERSHIP."

STEAMER GREAT REPUBLIC,
JOHN SMITH, MASTER.
Pilots, John Jones and Thomas Brown.
CROSSINGS. SOUNDINGS. MARKS. REMARKS.

"POSTING HIS REPORT."

"ADDED TO THE FOLD."

A JUSTIFIABLE ADVANCE.

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STEAMBOAT TIME.

DROWSY ENGINEERS.

BRASS BANDS BRAY.

THE PARTING CHORUS.

[Time Tables]

[Time Tables]

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[Time Tables]

DANGEROUS DITCHING.

A SCIENTIST.

DELUGED AND CAREENED.

THE SPECTRE STEAMER.

"MY, WHAT A RACE I 'VE HAD!"

"BEAMING BENIGNANTLY."

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PILOT BROWN

"ARE YOU HORACE BIGSBY'S CUB?"

"HOLD UP YOUR FOOT."

"TAKE THAT ICE PITCHER."

"PULL HER DOWN!"

"I KILLED BROWN EVERY NIGHT."

"HURLED ME ACROSS THE HOUSE."

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"I HIT BROWN A GOOD HONEST BLOW."

"THE RACKET HAD BROUGHT EVERYBODY TO THE DECK."

"SO YOU HAVE BEEN FIGHTING."

"AN EMANCIPATED SLAVE."

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"HENRY AND I SAT CHATTING."

EMPTYING THE WOOD-FLAT.

THE EXPLOSION.
A STARTLED BARBER.

EALER SAVES HIS FLUTE.

THE FIRE DROVE THE AXEMEN AWAY.

THE HOSPITAL WARD.

THE LAND OF FULL "GOATEES."

STATION LOAFERS.

UNDER AN ALIAS.

"DO YOU DRINK THIS SLUSH?"

SOUND ASLEEP STEAMBOATS.

DEAD PAST RESURRECTION.

THE WOOD-YARD MAN.

WAITING FOR A TRIP.

THE ELECTRIC LIGHT.

A LANDING.

A CLOSE INSPECTION.

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SHOWING THE BELLS.

"AN ALLIGATOR BOAT."

ALLIGATOR PILOTS.

THE SACRED BIRD.

COUNTING THE VOTE.

"HERE, YOU TAKE HER."

GRAND TOWER.

A DAIRY FARM.

"THREW THE PREACHER OVERBOARD."

"ILLINOIS GROUND."

HIS MAIDEN BATTLE.

MIGHTY WARM TIMES.

"WHERE DID YOU SEE THAT FIGHT?"

DARNELL vs. WATSON

THEY KEPT ON SHOOTING.

ISLAND NUMBER TEN.

FLOOD ON THE RIVER.

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"A DISMAL WITNESS."

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THE STEAMER "MARK TWAIN."

A GOVERNMENT LAMP.

"SNAGS."

RUNNING IN A FOG

UNCLE MUMFORD.

TALKING OVER THE SITUATION.

THE TOW.

A SOUL-MOVING VILLAIN.

SELLING THE NEGRO.

CONCEALED IN THE BRAKE.

A MAN CAME IN SIGHT.

I SHOT HIM THROUGH THE HEAD.

ANOTHER VICTIM.

"PLEASANTLY SITUATED."

MEMPHIS: A LANDING STAGE.

NATIVES AT DINNER.

A LIGHT KEEPER.

NEGRO TRAVELLERS.

"ANY BOAT GONE UP?"

A WORLD OF MISINFORMATION.

A FATAL BLOW.

ELABORATE STYLE.

NAPOLEON IN 1871.

THE MAN'S EYES OPENED SLOWLY.

THEY RUMMAGED THE CABIN.

ON THE RIGHT TRACK.

THUMB-PRINTS.

HE DROPPED ON HIS KNEES.

THE TRAGEDY.

IN THE MORGUE.

I SAT DOWN BY HIM.

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WE BEGAN TO COOL OFF.

"AIN'T THAT SO, THOMPSON?"

"HE IS HAPPY WHERE HE IS."

WARMED UP INTO A QUARREL.

NAPOLEON AS IT IS.

CAVING BANKS.

THE COMMISSION DEALER.

THE ISRAELITE.

THE BARKEEPER.

A PLAIN GILL.

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MOSQUITOES.

A BAD EAR.

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VICKSBURG.

THE RIVER WAS UNDISTURBED.

THE CAVE DWELLERS.

BRINGING THE CHILDREN.

WAIT AND MAKE CERTAIN.

"MULE MEAT?"

NATIVE WILD-WOODS.

MY PROMENADE.

A SHORT STOUT BAG.

THE DOOR WAS A-CRACK.

"FIVE HUNDRED BETTER."

"BEEN LAYING YOU FOR DUFFERS."

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AN INTERIOR.

CLEANSING THEMSELVES.

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NATCHEZ.

DRUMMERS.

"SMELL THEM, TASTE THEM."

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COLUMBIA FEMALE INSTITUTE.

THE GRACEFUL PALMETTO.

HIGH WATER.

THE WHARVES.

CANAL STREET.

WEST END.

THE CEMETERY.

IMMORTELLES.

CHAMELEONS.

RELICS.

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HE CHUCKLED.

"WHY, JUST LOOK AT IT."

AMBITION.

AN EXPLANATION.

THE ST. LOUIS HOTEL.

THE SHELL ROAD.

SPANISH FORT.

THE BROOM BRIGADE.

"WHAH YOU WAS?"

"FOR LAGNIAPPE."

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"WAW TALK."

COCK PIT.

GUESTS.

ABSENCE OF HARMONY.

COLLISION.

MARDI-GRAS.

CHIVALRY.

UNCLE REMUS.

WE READ ALOUD.

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THE CAPTAIN.

PILOT TOWN.

SMOKE AND GOSSIP.

THE INTERVIEW.

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OVER THE BREASTBOARD.

THORNBURGH'S CUB.

"HE CLUNG TO A COTTON BALE."

"A CHILL FELL THERE."

SELLER'S MONUMENT.

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I AM ANXIOUS ABOUT THE TIME.

STAGE-STRUCK.

"LOOK HERE, HAVE YOU GOT THAT DRINK YET?"

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WILLIAMS PLIES HIS TRADE.

HE PULLED SOME "LEATHER."

THE CRISIS.

MISSION WORK.

WILLIAMS.

THE DAYS OF LONG AGO.

A PRACTICAL JOKE.

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"I SAT UP IN BED QUAKING."

"ALL RIGHT, DUTCHY - GO AHEAD."

"WE ALL FLEW HOME."

RANDOM RUBBISH.

THE CONSECRATED KNIFE.

A CHEAP AND PITIFUL RUIN.

A BAD CASE OF SHAKES.

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I TAMPER WITH MY CONSCIENCE.

MY BURDEN IS LIFTED.

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HENRY CLAY DEAN.

"THE HOUSE BEGAN TO BREAK INTO APPLAUSE."

A FORMER RESIDENT.

AN INDEPENDENT RACE.

THE MAN WITH A TRADE MARK.

MAJESTIC BLUFFS.

" 'NUTH'N', " SAYS SMITH.

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QUEEN'S BLUFF.

CHIMNEY ROCK.

THE MAIDEN'S ROCK.

THE LECTURER.

ST. PAUL.

AN EARLY POSTMASTER.

THE FIRST ARRIVAL.

MINNEAPOLIS AND THE FALLS OF ST. ANTHONY.

THE MIXTURE.

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