The Wit of Mark Twain

Mark Twain was known for his many entertaining speeches, interesting and funny.

The following was part of a speech which he presented on his 67th birthday

AT THE METROPOLITAN CLUB, NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 28, 1902          Address at a dinner given in honor of Mr. Clemens by Colonel
Harvey, President of Harper & Brothers.

“A lot of accounts have been settled here tonight for me; I have held grudges against some of these people, but they have all been wiped out by the very handsome compliments that have been…



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Jeannette Holland Austin

Jeannette Holland Austin

Author of 100+ genealogy books. Owner of 8 genealogy websites available by subscription.