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" After all these years I can picture that old time to myself now, just as it was then: the white town drowsing in the sunshine of a summer's morning; the streets empty, or pretty nearly so; one or two clerks sitting in front of the Water Street stores,... "
Beginnings of Rhetoric and Composition: Including Practical Exercises in English - Seite 397
von Adams Sherman Hill - 1902 - 522 Seiten
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The Writings of Mark Twain, Band 9

Mark Twain - 1917
...after them, the day was a dead and empty thing. Not only the boys, but the whole village, felt this. After all these years I can picture that old time...now, just as it was then : the white town drowsing in '•he sunshine of a summer's morning ; the streets empt> . or pretty nearly so ; one or two clerks...
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Mississippi Writings

Theophilus Parvin, Mark Twain - 1982 - 1084 Seiten
...after them, the day was a dead and empty thing. Not only the boys, but the whole village, felt this. After all these years I can picture that old time...chairs tilted back against the wall, chins on breasts, hats slouched over their faces, asleep — with shingle-shavings enough around to show what broke them...
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Tranquil ecstacy

Karl-Otto Strohmidel - 1986 - 302 Seiten
...Verhaltens, wie es Mark Twain auch anderweitig 2 beschreibt, allenfalls die Rolle von "loafers" zu: sitting in front of the Water Street Stores, with...their splint-bottomed chairs tilted back against the walls, chins on breasts, hats slouched over their faces, asleep - with shingle-shav-ings enough around...
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The New Oxford Guide to Writing

Thomas S. Kane - 1994 - 327 Seiten
...hush have conditioned us to associate those sounds with quietness. But that is about all we can say. After all these years I can picture that old time...their splint-bottomed chairs tilted back against the walls, chins on breasts, hats slouched over their faces, asleep — with shingle shavings enough around...
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Altered Egos: Authority in American Autobiography

G. Thomas Couser - 1989 - 304 Seiten
...does not entirely undercut, his opening remark about the power of his memory to summon up a scene: "After all these years, I can picture that old time to myself now, just as it was then" (253)—a claim repeated in the much-praised Quarles Farm passage of the Autobiography. In addition...
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Lighting Out for the Territory: Reflections on Mark Twain and American Culture

Shelley Fisher Fishkin - 1996 - 272 Seiten
...around, gars, and such, and they do get pretty rank. I walked along the river for a while. Behind me lay "the white town drowsing in the sunshine of a summer's...morning, ... the streets empty or pretty nearly so." I took off my shoes and waded in the muddy coolness of "the great Mississippi, the majestic, the magnificent...
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Mark Twain: The Fate of Humor

James Melville Cox - 2002 - 351 Seiten
...transpired, the day was a dead and empty thing. Not only the boys, but the whole village, felt this. After all these years I can picture that old time...chairs tilted back against the wall, chins on breasts, hats slouched over their faces, asleep— with shingle-shavings enough around to show what broke them...
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A Historical Guide to Mark Twain

Shelley Fisher (Professor of English and American Studies Fishkin, Professor of English and American Studies University of Texas Austin) - 2002 - 318 Seiten
...drowsing in the sunshine of a summer's morning," as Clemens recalls it in Life on the Mississippi, The streets empty, or pretty nearly so; one or two...chairs tilted back against the wall, chins on breasts, hats slouched over their faces, asleep — with shingle -shavings enough around to show what broke...
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Olhares sobre o mundo: álbum de reflexões

Martha Pargendler Faermann - 2003 - 205 Seiten
...rio eo transformando numa espécie de mar calmo, faiscante e adorável". ("After al1 these years l can picture that old time to myself now, just as it was then: the white town sleeping in the sunshine of a Summer's morning; the streets empty, or almost empty; two or wooden flatboats...
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Great Short Works of Mark Twain

Mark Twain - 2009 - 400 Seiten
...transpired, the day was a dead and empty thing. Not only the boys, but the whole village, felt this. After all these years I can picture that old time...chairs tilted back against the wall, chins on breasts, hats slouched over their faces, asleep — with shingle-shavings enough around to show what broke them...
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