By Mark Twain

Do not know approximately me, with no you've got learn a booklet by means of the identify of " The Adventures of Tom vSawyer," yet that ain't regardless of. That booklet was once made through Mr. Mark Twain, and he instructed the reality, more often than not. there has been issues which he stretched, yet quite often he informed the reality. that's not anything. I by no means visible anyone yet lied, one time or one other, with out it was once Aunt Polly, or the widow, or even Mary. Aunt PollyTom's Aunt Polly, she isand Mary, and the Widow Douglas, is all informed approximately in that bookwhich can be a actual booklet; with a few stretchers, as I stated prior to. Now the way in which that the booklet lands up, is that this: Tom and me came upon the cash that the robbers bid within the cave, and it made us wealthy. We obtained six thousand money apieceall gold. It was once an lousy sight of cash while it was once piled up. good, pass judgement on Thatcher, he took it and placed it out at curiosity, and it fetched us a buck an afternoon apiece, all of the yr roundmove than a physique may well inform what to do with. The Widow Dong-las, she took me for her son, and...

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From “Spring,” we have seen the sun reemerge after a gentle rain; in “Summer,” a more astringent poem, the sun emerges after a summer storm whose lightning has turned one of a pair of pastoral lovers into “a blackened corse” (l. 8 Thomson presents the returning beauty of the day and the sylvan concert it awakes as a reason for not repining at gratuitous suffering and death: As from the face of Heaven the shattered clouds Tumultuous rove, the interminable sky Sublimer swells, and o’er the world expands A purer azure.

Tis a dull and endless strife, Come, hear the woodland linnet, How sweet his music; on my life There’s more of wisdom in it. (ll. 9–12) But more salient is the opposition, in his loco-descriptive poems of the 1790s, between visualized death and the power of music or euphonious sound to cancel its horror. The opposition figures in An Eve ning Walk, a series of tableaux drawn from Wordsworth’s native Lake District, as well as from his reading and fancy. The logic by which Wordsworth passes from scene to scene is often no more than locomotive progress as dusk proceeds to night, but some collocations are clearly thematic: thus he follows his description of a secure family of swans (ll.

But Thomson, unlike Schopenhauer—and, more to the point, unlike his model Lucretius— does not seek a more or less ascetic liberation from desire but rather offers images of a golden and recoverable age when the music of love attached each creature to every other. In the “first fresh dawn” of the world, writes Thomson, when “Love breathed his infant sighs, from anguish free, / And full replete with bliss” (ll. 242, 252–53), music held the whole in perfect peace: Soft sighed the flute; the tender voice was heard, Warbling the varied heart; the woodlands round Applied the choir; and winds and water flowed In consonance.

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