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"America's Best Humorist"


Rich and poor in the marketplace

The wealthy and the poor lived very different lives in Twain's time

CREDIT: "New York City - Rich and Poor; or, the Two Christmas Dinners - a Scene in Washington Market, Sketched from Real Life." From Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Jan. 4, 1873.

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