Some articles on celebrated jumping frog, jumping frog:
... "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" is an 1865 short story by Mark Twain, his first great success as a writer, bringing him national attention ... The story has also been published as "Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog" (its original title) and "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" ... to Mexico but what he would find out where he was bound for and how long he was on the road." "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" is also the title story of an 1867 collection of short ...
Famous quotes containing the words frog, celebrated and/or jumping:
“A frog he would a-wooing go,
Heigh ho! says Rowley,
Whether his mother would let him or no.
With a rowley, powley, gammon and spinach,
Heigh ho! says Anthony Rowley.”
—Mother Goose (fl. 17th18th century. A frog he would a-wooing go (l. 15)
“The apple tree has been celebrated by the Hebrews, Greeks, Romans, and Scandinavians. Some have thought that the first human pair were tempted by its fruit. Goddesses are fabled to have contended for it, dragons were set to watch it, and heroes were employed to pluck it.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“O to break loose, like the chinook
salmon jumping and falling back,
nosing up to the impossible
stone and bone-crushing waterfall”
—Robert Lowell (19171977)