By Mark Twain
Hank Morgan reveals himself transported to darkish a while England—where he's instantly captured and sentenced to loss of life at Camelot. thankfully, he’s quick-witted, and within the technique of saving his lifestyles he turns himself right into a megastar of the top magnitude—winning himself the location of best minister in addition to the lasting enmity of Merlin.
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97-98). When he tells us about the smoky success of his soap factory in chapter 16, however, the irony is harder to overlook. Like a great many American travelers to Europe, Hank is appalled at the natives’ lack of hygiene, and he uses their inability to realize how dirty they are as further proof of the numbing effects of training. Since Hank knows that cleanliness is next to godliness, he sets up a factory to manufacture soap at the castle in Camelot, and sends the knights of the Round Table out to peddle it to the populace.
CHAPTER IX. - The Tournament. CHAPTER X. - Beginnings of Civilization. CHAPTER XI. - The Yankee in Search of Adventures. CHAPTER XII. - Slow Torture. CHAPTER XIII. - Freemen! CHAPTER XIV. ” CHAPTER XV. - Sandy’s Tale. CHAPTER XVI. - Morgan le Fay. CHAPTER XVII. - A Royal Banquet. CHAPTER XVIII. - In the Queen’s Dungeons. CHAPTER XIX. - Knight Errantry as a Trade. CHAPTER XX. - The Ogre’s Castle. CHAPTER XXI. - The Pilgrims. CHAPTER XXII. - The Holy Fountain. CHAPTER XXIII. - Restoration of the Fountain.
Sir Launcelot and Knights to the Rescue. CHAPTER XXXIX. - The Yankee’s Fight with the Knights. CHAPTER XL. - Three Years Later. CHAPTER XLI. - The Interdict. CHAPTER XLII. - War! CHAPTER XLIII. - The Battle of the Sand-Belt. CHAPTER XLIV. - A Postscript by Clarence. ENDNOTES INSPIRED BY COMMENTS & QUESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING FROM THE PAGES OF A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR’S COURT “I shall never see my friends again—never, never again. ” (page 30) “Merlin has wrought a spell! Merlin, forsooth!