Nothing No. 39

September 27, 2015 § 2 Comments

There was a slight noise behind her, and she turned just in time to seize a small boy by the slack of his roundabout and arrest his flight. ‘There! I might ‘a thought of that closet. What you been doing in there?’

‘Nothing.’

from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) by Mark Twain (1835-1910)

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Nothing No. 23

June 7, 2015 § 1 Comment

Nothing gives such weight and dignity to a book as an Appendix.
Herodotus

fromĀ Appendix to A Tramp Abroad (1880) by Mark Twain (1835-1910)

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