- Words: 2262
- Length: 8 Pages
- Topic: Literature
- Paper #: 59831928
Unpublished Works of Mark Twain: A Biographical
Historical, New Historical Criticism and Account
On the night Samuel Langhorne Clemens was born - the 30th of November 1835 - Halley's comet was blazing spectacularly across the autumn sky. And although he was born two months prematurely, a frail little runt, and his mother said, "I could see no promise in him," she nonetheless expressed a hope that Halley's comet was a "bright omen"