Cosby had turned down the mark twain Prize for American Humor twice before.
He is the author of three novels as well as a book on fly-fishing and has edited works by mark twain, Jack London and Zane Grey.
But if mark twain was right and the present rhymes with the past, the Iranian syntax is not encouraging.
Granta 111: Going BackEdited by John Freeman mark twain, Richard Russo and others look back in Granta's latest issue.
In a new collection of his stories, excerpted here, the great mark twain admires the Devil's "immortal charm and grace."
It was to the Enterprise that mark twain had been sending his writings, and at last he was offered a position on the staff.
He was reading a volume of mark twain for his recreation in the train.
There is much, I fear, of misguided honesty in mark twain's records of foreign travel.
I read from mark twain's lips one or two of his good stories.
Glance, now, at a few examples of mark twain's humor: let us see whether they corroborate this argument.
Old English twegen (masc.) "two" (masc. nominative and accusative), from Proto-Germanic *twa- (see two). The word outlasted the breakdown of gender in Middle English and survived as a secondary form of two, especially in cases where the numeral follows a noun. Its continuation into modern times was aided by its use in KJV and the Marriage Service, in poetry (where it is a useful rhyme word), and in oral use where it is necessary to be clear that two and not to or too is meant.