Mark Twain's Book of Animals

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CONTENTS
List of Illustrationsix
Introduction 1
Part One: 1850s and 1860s
Bugs!37
Cruelty to Animals I38
Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog38
Fitz Smythe’s Horse44
Cruelty to Animals II45
The Pilgrim48
The Dogs of Constantinople48
Syrian Camels I51
The Remarkable “Jericho”53
Pilgrims on Horseback54
Arabs and Their Steeds55
Part Two: 1870s and 1880s
The Cayote, Allegory of Want59
With a Flash and a Whiz61
Syrian Camels II62
The Genuine Mexican Plug63
The Retired Milk Horse67
An Invention to Make Flies Curse69
Peter and the Pain-Killer70
The Pinch-bug and the Poodle73
Bugs and Birds and Tom in the Morning74
A Cat-Tale76
The Presumptuous Ravens84
Birds with a Sense of Humor86

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii-a
  • Contents v
  • Illustrations ix
  • Introduction 1
  • Part One- 1850s and 1860s 35
  • Part Two- 1870s and 1880s 57
  • Part Three- 1890s-1910 97
  • Afterword 257
  • Note on the Texts 281
  • Notes 291
  • Acknowledgments 315
  • Index 317
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