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PLAY

Piloting on the Mississippi River was not work to me; it was play -- delightful play, vigorous play, adventurous play -- and I loved it.
- Mark Twain in Eruption

When I'm playful I use the meridians of longitude and parallels of latitude for a seine, and drag the Atlantic Ocean for whales. I scratch my head with the lightning and purr myself to sleep with the thunder.
- Life on the Mississippi


Recommended website: "Mark Twain at Play" from the University of California at Berkeley

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