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Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is most noted for his novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "the Great American Novel."

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    There isn’t a single human characteristic that can be safely labeled as “American.”
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    They will mark the stone-battlements
    And the circle of them
    With a bright stain.
    They will cast out the dead
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