twas a neck-to-neck contest, a grand, honest race, And even his enemies grant him his place.
twas seen and told how an avenger survived the fiend, as was learned afar.
twas but an advance force on a reconnoitering expedition that passed this morning.
twas all plain now: the course of his rascality had not run smooth.
twas a noble sight those three great men—the old chief and his first and last born sons.
twas no time now, thought I, all at once, to dally with the child.
A could never abide carnation;23 twas a colour he never liked.
twas not to be conceived that his ruin was here to be wrought.
Since I plucked geese, played truant, and whipped top, I knew not what twas to be beaten till lately.
twas with no desire to indulge his uncle that he had managed these adornments.
formed May 16, 1928, as Transcontinental Air Transport, merged 1930 with Western Air Express to form Transcontinental and Western Air, Inc. (TWA). Name changed to Trans World Airlines 1950, but the moniker remained the same. Last remnants bought out by rival American Airlines in April 2001.