Inside Buffalo

picture courtesy of "Mark Twain in His Times"

"I had rather die twice over than repeat the last six months of my life. Do you know that for seven months
I have not had my natural rest but have been a night and day sick-nurse to my wife?--and still...yet must...
now...write a damned humorous article...promised...when I thought that the vials of hellfire bottled up for
my benefit must be about emptied...I believe that if the baby goes on crying 3 more hours this way I will burst
my frantic brains out and try to get some peace." letter to William Dean Howells, March 1871, Buffalo, NY,
as quoted in Mark Twain

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