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Mark Twain's notebooks 23. , 24. The .... 3 7-3 1 1 8. 371. (736). Oakey's ambivalent re- sponse to the rising tide of orientalism found something ""encouraging in the is interesting. He entire story has been told most recently and adop- completely by William Scale, The President's house. A tion of Oriental conventionality, "particularly injuxta posi- history (Washington: White Mouse Historical Association, tion to traditions of Qreco-ltalian realism in portraiture, 1986), instinctive 1, 529-51.

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