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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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Where the Southern Cross the Yellow Dog: On Writers and Writing

Louis Decimus Rubin - 2005 - 144 Seiten
...Local Color fiction got him to depicting his early days in a town fronting on the Mississippi River: "After all these years I can picture that old time to myself now, just as it was then." What he did not do was stop at the level of descriptive portraiture that his magazine contemporaries...
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Place in American Fiction: Excursions and Explorations

Walter Sullivan - 2004 - 265 Seiten
...local-color fiction got him to depicting his early days in a town fronting on the Mississippi River: "After all these years I can picture that old time to myself now, just as it was then." What he did not do was stop at the level of descriptive portraiture that his magazine contemporaries...
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Twist of Fate: Love, Turbulence and the Great War

Roberto de Haro - 2006 - 682 Seiten
...river and its significant influence on the surrounding countryside. She read her mother a passage: I can picture that old time to myself now, just as...drowsing in the sunshine of a summer's morning . . . the great Mississippi, the majestic, the magnificent Mississippi, rolling its mile-wide tide along, shining...
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Mark Twain - 2006 - 320 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 to myself nowjust as it was then: the white town drowsing in the sunshine of a summer's morning; the streets...
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Eyewitness to the Past: Strategies for Teaching American History in Grades 5-12

Joan Brodsky Schur - 2007 - 235 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...white town drowsing in the sunshine of a summer's morn- ^ ing; the streets empty or pretty nearly so; one or two clerks sitting in front of the Water...
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Mark Twain and Metaphor

John Bird - 2007 - 268 Seiten
...narratives, an older narrator looks back nostalgically at his boyhood hometown, describing a sleepy scene. "After all these years I can picture that old time to myself now, just as it was then," the narrator of "Old Times" begins, and we, coming fresh from such scenes in Tom Sawyer, brace ourselves...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Band 35

1875
...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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Dangerous Water: A Biography Of The Boy Who Became Mark Twain

Ron Powers - 2001 - 336 Seiten
...would transform with words into the crucible of American literature: Hannibal. "After all these years 1 can picture that old time to myself now, just as it...summer's morning; the streets empty or pretty nearly so ... JH|, t Hannibal the family took up residence in the Virginia ••••l House, a putative "hotel"...
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Missouri A Guide to the "Show Me" State

...St. Louis and another downstream from Keokuk. Years later, Mark Twain would picture the town. ". . . 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 . . . ; a sow and a litter of pigs loafing along the sidewalk,...
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Fluent English I: I[-III, Band 1

Louis Le Baut - 1959
...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...drowsing in the sunshine of a summer's morning ! the 15 streets empty, or pretty nearly so; the great Mississipi, the majestic, the magnificent Mississipi,...
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