The Writings of Mark Twain: Pudd'nhead Wilson

Capa
American, 1899
0 Resenhas
As avaliações não são verificadas, mas o Google confere e remove conteúdo falso quando ele é identificado

De dentro do livro

O que estão dizendo - Escrever uma resenha

Não encontramos nenhuma resenha nos lugares comuns.

Termos e frases comuns

Passagens mais conhecidas

Página 111 - For he's a jolly good fellow, For he's a jolly good fellow; For he's a jolly good fellow, Which nobody can deny!
Página 19 - Adam was but human — this explains it all. He did not want the apple for the apple's sake, he wanted it only because it was forbidden. The mistake was in not forbidding the serpent ; then he would have eaten the serpent.
Página 89 - Why were niggers and whites made ? What crime did the uncreated first nigger commit that the curse of birth was decreed for him? And why is this awful difference made between white and black?
Página 230 - I had a sufficiently hard time with that tale, because it changed itself from a farce to a tragedy while I was going along with it — a most embarrassing circumstance. But what was a great deal worse was, that it was not one story, but two stories tangled together; and they obstructed and interrupted each other at every turn and created no end of confusion and annoyance.
Página 233 - I must simply give her the grand bounce. It grieved me to do it, for after associating with her so much I had come to kind of like her after a fashion, notwithstanding she was such an ass and said such stupid, irritating things and was so nauseatingly sentimental. Still it had to be done. So, at the top of Chapter...
Página 158 - If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
Página 68 - At the time she was set free and went away chambermaiding, she was thirty-five. She got a berth as second chambermaid on a Cincinnati boat in the New Orleans trade, the Grand Mogul. A couple...
Página 231 - ... named Roxana; and presently the doings of these two pushed up into prominence a young fellow named Tom Driscoll, whose proper place was away in the obscure background. Before the book was half finished those three were taking things almost entirely into their own hands and working the whole tale as a private venture of their own — a tale which they had nothing at all to do with, by rights.
Página 23 - Only one-sixteenth of her was black, and that sixteenth did not show. She was of majestic form and stature, her attitudes were imposing and statuesque, and her gestures and movements distinguished by a noble and stately grace. Her complexion was very fair, with the rosy glow of vigorous health in the cheeks, her face was full of character and expression, her eyes were brown and liquid, and she had a heavy suit of fine soft hair which was also brown, but the fact was not apparent because her head...
Página 229 - No— that is a thought which comes later; in the beginning he is only proposing to tell a little tale, a very little tale, a six-page tale. But as it is a tale which he is not acquainted with, and can only find out what it is by listening as it goes along telling itself, it is more than apt to go on and on and on till it spreads itself into a book. I know about this, because it has happened to me so many times. And I have noticed another thing: that as the short tale grows into the long tale, the...

Informações bibliográficas