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How Mark Twain Used Today’s Evocative Word – STATELY – to get ’em evocating!
“I went out there last June, and I met in that town of Hannibal a schoolmate of mine, John Briggs, whom I had not seen for more than fifty years. I tell you, that was a meeting! That pal whom I had known as a little boy long ago, and knew now as a STATELY man three or four inches over six feet and browned by exposure to many climes, he was back there to see that old place again. We spent a whole afternoon going about here and there and yonder, and hunting up the scenes and talking of the crimes which we had committed so long ago.
It was a heartbreaking delight, full of pathos, laughter, and tears, all mixed together; and we called the roll of the boys and girls that we picnicked and sweet-hearted with so many years ago, and there were hardly half a dozen of them left; the rest were in their graves“
Published in What Mark Twain Learned Me ’bout Public Speakin’ by Conor Cunneen
Original SOURCE: Mark Twain’s Speeches: Sixty–Seventh Birthday
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