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A Tramp Abroad — Volume 06 by Mark Twain

Produced by Anonymous Volunteers, John Greenman and David Widger

A TRAMP ABROAD, Part 6.

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 236. A SUNDAY MORNING'S DEMON 237. JUST SAVED 238. SCENE IN VALLEY OF ZERMATT 239. ARRIVAL AT ZERMATT 240. FITTED OUT 241. A FEARFUL FALL 242. TAIL PIECE 243. ALL READY 244. THE MARCH 245. THE CARAVAN 246. THE HOOK 247. THE DISABLED CHAPLAIN 248. TRYING EXPERIMENTS 249. SAVED! SAVED! 250. TWENTY MINUTES WORK 251. THE BLACK RAM 252. THE MIRACLE 253. THE NEW GUIDE 251. SCIENTIFIC RESEARCHES 255. MOUNTAIN CHALET 256. THE GRANDSON 257. OCCASIONLY MET WITH 258. SUMMIT OF THE GORNER GRAT 259. CHIEFS OF THE ADVANCE GUARD 260. MY PICTURE OF THE MATTERHORN 261. EVERYBODY HAD AN EXCUSE 262. SPRUNG A LEAK 263. A SCIENTIFIC QUESTION 264. A TERMINAL MORAINE 265. FRONT OF GLACIER 266. AN OLD MORAINE 267. GLACIER OF ZERMATT WITH LATERAL MORAINE 269. UNEXPECTED MEETING OF FRIENDS 269. VILLAGE OF CHAMONIX 270. THE MATTERHORN 271. ON THE SUMMIT 272. ACCIDENT ON THE MATTERHORN (1865) 273. ROPED TOGETHER 274. STORAGE OF ANCESTORS 275. FALLING OUT OF HIS FARM 276. CHILD LIFE IN SWITZERLAND 277. A SUNDAY PLAY 278. THE COMBINATION 279. CHILLON 280. THE TETE NOIR 281. MONT BLANC'S NEIGHBORS 282. AN EXQUISITE THING 283. A WILD RIDE 284. SWISS PEASANT GIRL

CONTENTS: CHAPTER XXXVI Sunday Church Bells--A Cause of Profanity--A Magnificent Glacier--Fault Finding by Harris--Almost an Accident--Selfishness of Harris--Approaching Zermatt--The Matterhorn--Zermatt--Home of Mountain Climbers--Fitted out for Climbing--A Fearful Adventure --Never Satisfied

CHAPTER XXXVII A Calm Decision--"I Will Ascend the Riffelberg"--Preparations for the Trip--All Zermatt on the Alert--Schedule of Persons and Things--An Unprecedented Display--A General Turn--out--Ready for a Start--The Post of Danger--The Advance Directed--Grand Display of Umbrellas--The First Camp--Almost a Panic--Supposed to be Lost--The First Accident--A Chaplain Disabled--An Experimenting Mule--Good Effects of a Blunder--Badly Lost--A Reconnoiter--Mystery and Doubt--Stern Measures Taken--A Black Ram--Saved by a Miracle--The Guide's Guide

CHAPTER XXXVIII Our Expedition Continued--Experiments with the Barometer--Boiling Thermometer--Barometer Soup--An Interesting Scientific Discovery--Crippling a Latinist--A Chaplain Injured--Short of Barkeepers--Digging a Mountain Cellar--A Young American Specimen--Somebody's Grandson--Arrival at Riffelberg Botel--Ascent of Gorner Grat--Faith in Thermometers--The Matterhorn


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