Keywords: honesty -- fiction
Year of publication: 2004
THE MAN THAT CORRUPTED HADLEYBURG AND OTHER STORIES By Mark Twain THE MAN THAT CORRUPTED HADLEYBURG I It was many years ago. Hadleyburg was the most honest and upright town in all the region round about. It had kept that reputation unsmirched during three generations, and was prouder of it than of any other of its possessions. It was so proud of it, and so anxious to insure its perpetuation, that it began to teach the principles of honest dealing to its babies in the cradle, and made the like ...
Keywords: American City and town life -- Fiction Honesty -- Fiction Humorous stories Short stories United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction