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Sketches new and old 36 editions

Cover of: Sketches new and old by Mark Twain

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My beautiful new watch had run eighteen months without losing or gaining, and without breaking any part of its machinery or stopping. I had come to believe it infallible in its judgments about the time of day, and to consider its constitution and its anatomy imperishable. But at last, one night, I let it run down. I grieved about it as if it were a recognized messenger and forerunner of calamity. But by and by I cheered up, set the watch by guess, and commanded my bodings and superstitions to depart. Next day I stepped into the chief jeweler's to set it by the exact time, and the head of the establishment took it out of my hand and proceeded to set it for me. Then he said, "She is four minutes slow-regulator wants pushing up." I tried to stop him - tried to make him understand that the watch kept perfect time. But no; all this human cabbage could see was that the watch was four minutes slow, and the regulator must be pushed up a little; and so, while I danced around him in anguish, and implored him to let the watch alone, he calmly and cruelly did the shameful deed. My watch began to gain. It gained faster and faster day by day. Within the week it sickened to a raging fever, and its pulse went up to a hundred and fifty in the shade. At the end of two months it had left all the timepieces of the town far in the rear, and was a fraction over thirteen days ahead of the almanac.
added by Ben Companjen.

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36 editions First published in 1875

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Publish date unknown, P.F. Collier & Son
Sketches, new and old.
in English - Authorized edition.
Cover of: Mark Twain's Sketches new and old.
1875, American Pub. Co.
Mark Twain's Sketches new and old.
in English - Now first published in complete form.
Cover of: Mark Twain's sketches, new and old.
1875, The American Pub. Company
Mark Twain's sketches, new and old.
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1879, Belfords, Clarke & Co.
Sketches
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1880, Belford
Sketches
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1880, Belford & Co.
Sketches
in English
Cover of: Mark Twain's Sketches, new and old.
1887, The American Pub. Company
Mark Twain's Sketches, new and old.
in English - Now first published in complete form.
Cover of: Sketches new and old
1893, American Pub. Co.
Sketches new and old
in English
Cover of: Sketches new and old
1893, American Pub. Co.
Sketches new and old
in English
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1899, American Publishing Company
Sketches, new and old
in English - Japan ed.
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1899, Harper & Brother
Sketches ; new and old
in English
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1900, Chatto & Windus
Sketches, new and old
in English
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1903, Harper
Sketches, new and old
in English - Author's National edition.
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1903, Harper
Sketches new and old
in English
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1905, Harper & Brothers
Sketches, new and old.
in English
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1917, Harper & brothers
Sketches new and old
in English
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1917, Harper and Brothers
Sketches new and old
in English
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1917, Harper & brothers
Sketches New and Old
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1922, Gabriel Wells
Sketches new and old
in English - Definitive ed.
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1929, Harper & Brothers
Sketches new and old
in English - Stormfield ed.
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1973, Scholarly Press
Sketches new and old
in English
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June 1981, Reprint Services Corp
Sketches New and Old
Hardcover in English
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1982, Belfords, Clarke
Sketches
Microform in English
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1996, Oxford University Press
Sketches, new and old
in English
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1996, Oxford University Press
Sketches new and old
in English
Cover of: Sketches New And Old (The Works Of Mark Twain - 25 Volumes - Author's National Edition)
January 1999, Reprint Services Corporation
Sketches New And Old (The Works Of Mark Twain - 25 Volumes - Author's National Edition)
Library Binding in English
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November 2002, IndyPublish.com
Sketches New and Old
Hardcover in English
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November 2002, IndyPublish.com
Sketches New and Old
Paperback in English
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December 2003, IndyPublish.com
Sketches New and Old
Paperback in English
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December 2003, IndyPublish.com
Sketches New and Old
Hardcover in English
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2004, 1st World Library
Sketches New And Old
Perfect Paperback in English
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September 1, 2004, 1st World Library - Literary Society
Sketches New And Old
Paperback in English
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June 30, 2004, Kessinger Publishing
Sketches New And Old
Paperback in English
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October 12, 2005, 1st World Library - Literary Society
Sketches New And Old
Hardcover in English
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2006, 1st World Library
Sketches New and Old
E-book in English
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November 17, 2009, BCR (Bibliographical Center for Research)
Sketches, New and Old
Paperback

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January 8, 2015 Edited by Enamul Hoque Mayed Added new cover
November 28, 2012 Edited by AnandBot Fixed spam edits.
November 21, 2012 Edited by 188.190.127.67 Edited without comment.
October 26, 2012 Edited by Ben Companjen moved excerpt to excerpts
October 15, 2009 Created by WorkBot add works page