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Examples of Descriptive  Writing Selections from American Authors
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Mark Twain’s Description of Eliza Bliss Eliza Bliss was a tall, lean, skinny, yellow, toothless, bald- headed, rat-eyed professional liar and scoundrel . . . . He  was a most repulsive creature.  When he was after dollars,  he showed the intense earnestness and eagerness of a  circular saw.  In a small, mean, peanut stand fashion, he  was sharp and shrewd.  But above that level he was  destitute of intelligence; his brain was a loblolly, and he  had the gibbering laugh of an idiot.  It is my belief that Bliss  never did an honest thing in his life when he had a chance  to do a dishonest one.  I have had contact with several  conspicuously mean men, but they were noble compared  to this bastard monkey.
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Fake description from Mark Twain’s “A Double-barrel Detective Story”  It was a crisp and spicy morning in early October.   The lilacs and laburnums, lit with the glory fires of autumn,  hung burning and flashing in the upper air, a fairy bridge 
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