Mark Twain Quote

The country looks something like a singed cat, owing to the scarcity of shrubbery, and also resembles that animal in the respect that it has more merits than its personal appearance would seem to indicate.


Washoe.—'Information Wanted,' c. May 1, 1864, in Tom Quirk, ed., Tales, Speeches, Essays, and Sketches/Mark Twain [1994]

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The country looks something like a singed cat, owing to the scarcity of shrubbery, and also resembles that animal in the respect that it has more...

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The country looks something like a singed cat, owing to the scarcity of shrubbery, and also resembles that animal in the respect that it has more...

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The country looks something like a singed cat, owing to the scarcity of shrubbery, and also resembles that animal in the respect that it has more...

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The country looks something like a singed cat, owing to the scarcity of shrubbery, and also resembles that animal in the respect that it has more...