The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

by

Mark Twain

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The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County Symbols

Smiley’s Pets’ Names

The names of Jim Smiley’s two prized pets, Dan’l Webster and Andrew Jackson (his frog and bulldog, respectively), symbolize regional differences in the country because the names hearken back to two important politicians hailing…

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