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A Tramp Abroad — Volume 01 by Mark Twain

Produced by Anonymous Volunteers, John Greenman and David Widger

A TRAMP ABROAD, Part 1

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 4. THE BLACK KNIGHT 5. OPENING HIS VIZIER 6. THE ENRAGED EMPEROR 7. THE PORTIER 8. ONE OF THOSE BOYS 9. SCHLOSS HOTEL 10. IN MY CAGE 11. HEIDELBERG CASTLE 12. HEIDELBERG CASTLE, RIVER FRONTAGE 13. THE RETREAT 14. JIM BAKER 15. "A BLUE FLUSH ABOUT IT" 16. COULD NOT SEE IT 17. THE BEER KING 18. THE LECTURER'S AUDIENCE 19. INDUSTRIOUS STUDENTS 20. IDLE STUDENT 21. COMPANIONABLE INTERCOURSE 22. AN IMPOSING SPECTACLE 23. AN ADVERTISEMENT 24. "UNDERSTANDS HIS BUSINESS" 25. THE OLD SURGEON 26. THE FIRST WOUND 27. THE CASTLE COURT 28. WOUNDED 29. FAVORITE STREET COSTUME 30. INEFFACEABLE SCARS 31. PIECE OF SWORD

CONTENTS

CHAPTER I A Tramp over Europe--On the Holsatia--Hamburg--Frankfort-on-the- Main--How it Won its Name--A Lesson in Political Economy--Neatness in Dress--Rhine Legends--"The Knave of Bergen" The Famous Ball--The Strange Knight--Dancing with the Queen--Removal of the Masks--The Disclosure--Wrath of the Emperor--The Ending

CHAPTER II At Heidelberg--Great Stir at a Hotel--The Portier--Arrival of the Empress--The Schloss Hotel--Location of Heidelberg--The River Neckar--New Feature in a Hotel--Heidelberg Castle--View from the Hotel--A Tramp in the Woods--Meeting a Raven--Can Ravens Talk?--Laughed at and Vanquished--Language of Animals--Jim Baker--Blue-Jays

CHAPTER III Baker's Blue-Jay Yarn--Jay Language--The Cabin--"Hello, I reckon I've struck something"--A Knot Hole--Attempt to fill it--A Ton of Acorns--Friends Called In--A Great Mystery--More Jays called A Blue Flush--A Discovery--A Rich Joke--One that Couldn't See It

CHAPTER IV Student Life--The Five Corps--The Beet King--A Free Life--Attending Lectures--An Immense Audience--Industrious Students--Politeness of the Students--Intercourse with the Professors Scenes at the Castle Garden--Abundance of Dogs--Symbol of Blighted Love--How the Ladies Advertise

CHAPTER V The Students' Dueling Ground--The Dueling Room--The Sword Grinder--Frequency of the Duels--The Duelists--Protection against Injury--The Surgeon--Arrangements for the Duels--The First Duel--The First Wound--A Drawn Battle--The Second Duel--Cutting and Slashing--Interference of the Surgeon

CHAPTER VI The Third Duel--A Sickening Spectacle--Dinner between Fights--The Last Duel--Fighting in Earnest--Faces and Heads Mutilated--Great Nerve of the Duelists--Fatal Results not Infrequent--The World's View of these Fights

CHAPTER VII Corps--laws and Usages--Volunteering to Fight--Coolness of the Wounded--Wounds Honorable--Newly bandaged Students around Heidelberg--Scarred Faces Abundant--A Badge of Honor--Prince Bismark as a Duelist--Statistics--Constant Sword Practice--Color of the Corps--Corps Etiquette


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