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Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 11:05:25 -0500
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Clemens was born to a Presbyterian Calvinist mother “crammed with sin microbes” so the King James Bible would be the One True Bible of his youth. 

Alan Kitty, Executive Director
Mark Twain Education Society

“Laughter can shatter the most colossal humbug; blow it to rags and atoms with a single blast.”

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> On Jan 16, 2020, at 9:38 AM, Clay Shannon <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I received an answer to this question before, but forgot what it was, and can't locate where I made note of it; if memory serves to at least that extent, Kent Rasmussen answered it, but I wouldn't bet my bottom teeth on it.
> Sorry, but here goes again: Which version of the Bible was Twain probably most familiar with, especially in his "formative years"?
> - B. Clay Shannon