Mark Twain

1835 - 1910


Extracts from Adam's Diary











SHE has littered the whole estate whith execrable names and offensive signs:

  This way to the Whirlpool.

  This way to Goat Island.

  Cave of the Winds this way.

She says this park would make a tidy summer resort, if there was any custom for it. Summer resort – another invention of hers – just words, without any meaning. What is a summer resort? But it is best not to ask her, she has such a rage for explaining.