The Innocents Abroad - Chapter 54 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 54 Summary

With the sight of the Crucifixion out of the way, the tour goes on to show the pilgrims all the various places throughout town where the Savior fell while carrying the cross. At one stop, the guide tells them that this is the place where St. Veronica wiped sweat from Jesus' face with a handkerchief, where the imprint of the Savior's face remained. Twain says he knows this is true because he saw the handkerchief in Paris and in Spain and in Italy. They come across one almost-resting spot, where Twain introduces the story of the Wandering Jew. This was a man who pushed Jesus away when he wanted to rest saying, "Move on!" The legend is that the Wandering Jew was told to move on in return by Christ and has been cursed to wander the streets ever since. He wanders around...

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