We do not get ice-cream every where, and so, when we do, we are apt to dissipate to excess. We never cared any thing about ice-cream at home, but we look upon it with a sort of idolatry now that it is so scarce in these red-hot climates of the East.
It's lovely to live on a raft. We had the sky, up there, all speckled with stars, and we used to lay on our backs and look up at them, and discuss about whether they was made, or only just happened- Jim he allowed they was made, but I allowed they happened; I judged it would have took too long to make so many.
God created war so that Americans would learn geography.
His head was an hour-glass; it could stow an idea, but it had to do it a grain at a time, not the whole idea at once.
Each place has its own advantages - heaven for the climate, and hell for the society.
And they come without any inherited prejudices in favor of hoary ignorances made sacred by long descent.