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Sender: Mark Twain Forum <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2011 08:52:55 -0500
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There is his own description of himself dancing.  I think it is from
Roughing It and the passage describes him and his friends thinking they are
rich.  He describes himself as dancing "with a step peculiar to myself - and
the kangaroo".


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Twain Forum [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Darryl
> Brock
> Sent: Monday, January 31, 2011 4:07 PM
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> Subject: MT dancing
> I'm trying to find a description I once read of Twain dancing, lost in
> the music and in his movements, oblivious of others but certainly
> attracting their attention.  I think it occurred out west during during
> his mining/journalism  years.   Does this ring a bell with anybody?