Mark Twain's Speeches eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 275 pages of information about Mark Twain's Speeches.
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Start of eBook1
INTRODUCTION1
PREFACE1
THE STORY OF A SPEECH2
PLYMOUTH ROCK AND THE PILGRIMS9
COMPLIMENTS AND DEGREES12
BOOKS, AUTHORS, AND HATS15
DEDICATION SPEECH20
DIE SCHRECKEN DER DEUTSCHEN SPRACHE [THE HORRORS OF THE GERMAN LANGUAGE]20
GERMAN FOR THE HUNGARIANS22
A NEW GERMAN WORD23
UNCONSCIOUS PLAGIARISM23
THE WEATHER25
THE BABIES27
OUR CHILDREN AND GREAT DISCOVERIES29
EDUCATING THEATRE-GOERS30
THE EDUCATIONAL THEATRE31
POETS AS POLICEMEN32
PUDD’NHEAD WILSON DRAMATIZED32
DALY THEATRE33
THE DRESS OF CIVILIZED WOMAN34
DRESS REFORM AND COPYRIGHT35
COLLEGE GIRLS37
GIRLS38
THE LADIES38
WOMAN’S PRESS CLUB40
VOTES FOR WOMEN41
WOMAN-AN OPINION42
ADVICE TO GIRLS43
TAXES AND MORALS43
TAMMANY AND CROKER46
MUNICIPAL CORRUPTION47
MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT49
CHINA AND THE PHILIPPINES51
THEORETICAL MORALS52
LAYMAN’S SERMON54
UNIVERSITY SETTLEMENT SOCIETY55
PUBLIC EDUCATION ASSOCIATION57
EDUCATION AND CITIZENSHIP58
COURAGE59
THE DINNER TO MR. CHOATE60
ON STANLEY AND LIVINGSTONE61
HENRY M. STANLEY62
DINNER TO MR. JEROME63
HENRY IRVING64
DINNER TO HAMILTON W. MABIE65
INTRODUCING NYE AND RILEY66
DINNER TO WHITELAW REID67
ROGERS AND RAILROADS69
THE OLD-FASHIONED PRINTER72
SOCIETY OF AMERICAN AUTHORS73
READING-ROOM OPENING75
LITERATURE75
DISAPPEARANCE OF LITERATURE76
THE NEW YORK PRESS CLUB DINNER78
THE ALPHABET AND SIMPLIFIED SPELLING78
SPELLING AND PICTURES80
BOOKS AND BURGLARS84
AUTHORS’ CLUB85
BOOKSELLERS86
MORALS AND MEMORY88
QUEEN VICTORIA94
JOAN OF ARC95
ACCIDENT INSURANCE—­ETC.99
OSTEOPATHY100
WATER-SUPPLY101
MISTAKEN IDENTITY102
CATS AND CANDY104
OBITUARY POETRY105
CIGARS AND TOBACCO105
BILLIARDS106
THE UNION RIGHT OR WRONG106
AN IDEAL FRENCH ADDRESS108
STATISTICS109
GALVESTON ORPHAN BAZAAR110
SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE111
CHARITY AND ACTORS111
RUSSIAN REPUBLIC112
RUSSIAN SUFFERERS113
WATTERSON AND TWAIN AS REBELS116
ROBERT FULTON FUND117
FULTON DAY, JAMESTOWN119
LOTOS CLUB DINNER IN HONOR OF MARK TWAIN121
COPYRIGHT123
IN AID OF THE BLIND126
DR. MARK TWAIN, FARMEOPATH131
MISSOURI UNIVERSITY SPEECH133
BUSINESS134
CARNEGIE THE BENEFACTOR135
ON POETRY, VERACITY, AND SUICIDE136
WELCOME HOME137
AN UNDELIVERED SPEECH141
SIXTY-SEVENTH BIRTHDAY142
TO THE WHITEFRIARS148
THE ASCOT GOLD CUP151
THE SAVAGE CLUB DINNER152
GENERAL MILES AND THE DOG155
WHEN IN DOUBT, TELL THE TRUTH157
THE DAY WE CELEBRATE,159
INDEPENDENCE DAY160
AMERICANS AND THE ENGLISH163
ABOUT LONDON165
PRINCETON167
THE ST. LOUIS HARBOR-BOAT “MARK TWAIN”167
SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY168
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