Thingish Things

Random Anecdote

Written By: William F. B. O'Reilly - Feb• 03•11

Twain, Mark (1835-1910)

“As Twain and his good friend the writer William Dean Howells were leaving church one Sunday, it started to rain heavily. Howells looked up at the clouds and said, ‘Do you think it will stop?’

“’It always has,'” replied Twain.

Courtesy of The Little Brown Book of Anecdotes, Clifton Fadiman, Editor. (A highly recommended buy.)

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