Twain, regarding St. Joan of Arc

 

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“Portrait of Jeanne d’Arc,” by Andrew C. P. Haggard (1912)
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He was a basically agnostic cynic, but her story really moved and impressed him:

 

She is easily and by far the most extraordinary person the human race has ever produced.”

 

“Whatever thing men call great, look for it in Joan of Arc, and there you will find it.”

 

Mark Twain (1835-1910)

 

Posted from Carentan, Normandy, France

 

 

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