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The Innocents Abroad - Chapter 27
I've switched to a new video service, blip.tv. It's my hope that it will provide a wider promotion field for these videos. This particular chapter contains a story from Twain's Roughing It days about a young lawyer named Oliver. We also learn of the strategy employed by our pilgrims in dealing with tour guides, also known as the Fergusons.