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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

By: Mark Twain

... Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court Mark Twain 35 had scared the British world almost to death; that while it lasted the whole country, fr... ... left, like their betters, to their own exertions. The most of King Arthur’s British nation were slaves, pure and simple, and bore that name, and wor... ... all rational measurement the one and only actually great man in that whole British world; and yet there and then, just as in the remote England of m... ...s Court Mark Twain 76 and I mean your best, too, society’s very choicest brands. The humblest hello girl along ten thousand miles of wire could te... ...d the founder of your great line lift him self to the sacred dignity of the British nobility?” “He built a brewery.” A Connecticut Yankee in King Art... ...d: “What was the rank and condi tion of the great grandmother who conferred British nobil ity upon your great house?” “She was a king’s leman and di...

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