The $30,000 Bequest, and Other Stories

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THE $30,000 BEQUEST
AND OTHER STORIES

BY

MARK TWAIN

( SAMUEL L. CLEMENS)

ILLUSTRATED

HARPER & BROTHERS EDITION

PUBLISHED BY P. F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY NEW YORK

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  • Title Page *
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  • The $30,000 Bequest 1
  • A Dog's Tale 48
  • Was It Heaven? or Hell? 65
  • A Cure for the Blues 99
  • The Curious Book 123
  • The Californian's Tale 184
  • A Helpless Situation 196
  • A Telephonic Conversation 204
  • Edward Mills and George Benton: - A Tale 209
  • The Five Boons of Life 218
  • The First Writing-Machines - From My Unpublished Autobiography 224
  • Italian Without a Master 229
  • Italian with Grammar 243
  • A Burlesque Biography 254
  • How to Tell a Story 263
  • General Washington's Negro Body-Servant - A Biographical Sketch 271
  • Wit Inspirations of The "Two-Year-Olds" 276
  • An Entertaining Article 281
  • A Letter to the Secretary Of the Treasury 291
  • Amended Obituaries 292
  • A Monument to Adam 296
  • A Humane Word from Satan 299
  • Introduction to "The New Guide of the Conversation in Portuguese And English" 301
  • Advice to Little Girls 305
  • Post-Mortem Poetry 307
  • The Danger of Lying in Bed 315
  • Portrait Of King William III 320
  • Does the Race of Man Love A Lord? 325
  • Extracts from Adam's Diary 342
  • Eve's Diary 357
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