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" Smiley says, easy and careless, "he's good enough for one thing, I should judge — he can outjump any frog in Calaveras county." The feller took the box again, and took another long, particular look, and give it back to Smiley, and says, very deliberate,... "
Mark Twain's Sketches New and Old - Page 34
1875 - 320 pages
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Potsdam, NY

Potsdam Public Museum (Potsdam, N.Y.) - History - 2004 - 128 pages
...stops at the door, tums and points to the lead-filled frog, and repeats his earlier observation: "/ don't see no p'ints about that frog that's any better'n any other frog." In the end, however, Twain rightly retums to his human characters treated in a comic, not pathetic,...
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The Greatest Gambling Stories Ever Told: Thirty-One Unforgettable Tales of ...

Paul Lyons - Games - 2004 - 399 pages
...his thumb over his shoulder — so — at Dan'l, and says again, very deliberate, "Well," he says,"/ don't see no p'ints about that frog that's any better'n any other frog." Smiley he stood scratching his head and looking down at Dan'la long time, and at last he says, "I do...
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The Letters of Mark Twain, Volume 3

Mark Twain - Literary Collections - 2004 - 272 pages
...Hartford: QUARRY FARM, Aug. 29 ['80]. DEAR OLD JOE, - Concerning Jean Clemens, if anybody said he "didn't see no pints about that frog that's any better'n any other frog," I should think he was convicting himself of being a pretty poor sort of observer.... I will not go...
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Mark Twain: A Life

Ron Powers - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 592 pages
...jerks his thumb and utters the line that had them in convulsions from California to Maine: "Well, / don't see no p'ints about that frog that's any better'n any other frog." 44 The humor of "The Jumping Frog" sometimes eludes contemporary readers. Those lucky enough to hear...
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Mark Twain: A Life

Ron Powers - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 592 pages
...jerks his thumb and utters the line that had them in convulsions from California to Maine: "Well, / don't see no p'ints about that frog that's any better'n any other frog."44 The humor of "The Jumping Frog" sometimes eludes contemporary readers. Those lucky enough...
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The Shortcut: 20 Stories to Get You from Here to There

Kevin A. Fabiano, Bram Stoker, Mark Twain - Fiction - 2006 - 284 pages
...careless, "He's good enough for one thing, I should judge — he can outjump any frog in Calaveras county." The feller took the box again, and took another...back to Smiley, and says, very deliberate, "Well, I don't see no p'ints about that frog that's any better'n any other frog." "May be you don't," Smiley...
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The Celebrated Jumping Frog, and Other Sketches. ~autofilled~

...and careless, "He's good enough for one thing, I should judge—he can outjump ary frog in Calaveras county." The feller took the box again, and took another...back to Smiley, and says, very deliberate, "Well, I don't see no p'ints about that frog that's any better'n any other frog." '' May be yo u don't,''...
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The Celebrated Jumping Frog, and Other Sketches. ~autofilled~

...careless, "He's good enough for one thing, I should judge — he can outjump ary frog in Calaveras county." The feller took the box again, and took another...back to Smiley, and says, very deliberate, "Well, I don't see no p'ints about that frog that's any better' n any other frog." ' ' May be you don' t,...
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Number One. Mark Twain's Sketches.

Mark Twain - Fiction - 2007 - 92 pages
...careless, "he's good enough for one thing. I should judge — he can outjump any frog in Calaveras county. The feller took the box again, and took another...long, particular look, and give it back to Smiley, and 23 says, very deliberate, "Well," he says, "I don't see no p'ints about that frog that's any better...
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Mark Twain and Metaphor

John Bird - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 268 pages
...had the asthma, or the distemper, or the consumption," and the dog looks "ornery," and the stranger "don't see no p'ints about that frog that's any better'n any other frog" (SSWMT, 15, 17). But the inside is different: the dog "would have made a name for hisself if he'd lived,...
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