Saturday, April 21, 2012

Madam, I'm Adam, and this is Death


Mark Twain died today in 1910.

"Whoever has lived long enough to find out what life is," Twain wrote, "knows how deep a debt of gratitude we owe to Adam, the first great benefactor of our race. He brought death into our world."

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