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A Tramp Abroad — Volume 02 by Mark Twain

Produced by Anonymous Volunteers, John Greenman and David Widger

A TRAMP ABROAD, Part 2

By Mark Twain

(Samuel L. Clemens)

First published in 1880

Illustrations taken from an 1880 First Edition

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ILLUSTRATIONS:

1. PORTRAIT OF THE AUTHOR 2. TITIAN'S MOSES 3. THE AUTHOR'S MEMORIES 32. FRENCH CALM 33. THE CHALLENGE ACCEPTED 34. A SEARCH 35. HE SWOONED PONDEROUSLY 36. I ROLLED HIM OVER 37. THE ONE I HIRED 36. THE MARCH TO THE FIELD 39. THE POST OF DANGER 40. THE RECONCILIATION 41. AN OBJECT OF ADMIRATION 42. WAGNER 43. RAGING 44. ROARING 45. SHRIEKING 46. A CUSTOMARY THING 47. ONE OF THE "REST" 48. A CONTRIBUTION BOX 49. CONSPICUOUS 50. TAIL PIECE 51. ONLY A SHRIEK 52. "HE ONLY CRY" 53. LATE COMERS CARED FOR 54. EVIDENTLY DREAMING 55. "TURN ON MORE RAIN" 56. HARRIS ATTENDING THE OPERA 57. PAINTING MY GREAT PICTURE 58. OUR START 59. AN UNKNOWN COSTUME 60. THE TOWER 61. SLOW BUT SURE 62. THE ROBBER CHIEF 63. AN HONEST MAN 64. THE TOWN BY NIGHT 65. GENERATIONS OF BAREFEET 66. OUR BEDROOM 67. PRACTICING 68. PAWING AROUND 69. A NIGHT'S WORK 70. LEAVING HEILBRONN 71. THE CAPTAIN 72. WAITING FOR THE TRAIN

CONTENTS:

CHAPTER VIII The Great French Duel--Mistaken Notions--Outbreak in the French Assembly--Calmness of M Gambetta--I Volunteer as Second--Drawing up a Will--The Challenge and its Acceptance--Difficulty in Selection of Weapons--Deciding on Distance--M. Gambetta's Firmness--Arranging Details--Hiring Hearses--How it was Kept from the Press--March to the Field--The Post of Danger--The Duel--The Result--General Rejoicings--The only One Hurt--A Firm Resolution

CHAPTER IX At the Theatre--German Ideal--At the Opera--The Orchestra--Howlings and Wailings--A Curious Play--One Season of Rest--The Wedding Chorus--Germans fond of the Opera--Funerals Needed --A Private Party--What I Overheard--A Gentle Girl--A Contribution--box--Unpleasantly Conspicuous

CHAPTER X Four Hours with Wagner--A Wonderful Singer, Once--" Only a Shriek"--An Ancient Vocalist--"He Only Cry"--Emotional Germans--A Wise Custom--Late Comers Rebuked--Heard to the Last--No Interruptions Allowed--A Royal Audience--An Eccentric King--Real Rain and More of It--Immense Success--"Encore! Encore!"--Magnanimity of the King

CHAPTER XI Lessons in Art--My Great Picture of Heidelberg Castle--Its Effect in the Exhibition--Mistaken for a Turner--A Studio--Waiting for Orders--A Tramp Decided On--The Start for Heilbronn--Our Walking Dress--"Pleasant march to you"--We Take the Rail--German People on Board--Not Understood--Speak only German and English--Wimpfen--A Funny Tower--Dinner in the Garden--Vigorous Tramping--Ride in a Peasant's Cart--A Famous Room


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