Mark Twain quote about sin from Pudd'nhead Wilson - Adam was but human—this explains it all. He did not want the apple for the apple's sake, he wanted it only because it was forbidden. The mistake was in not forbidding the serpent; then he would have eaten the serpent.
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Adam was but human—this explains it all. He did not want the apple for the apple's sake, he wanted it only because it was forbidden. The mistake was in not forbidding the serpent; then he would have eaten the serpent.
 Mark Twain, Pudd'nhead Wilson (1894). copy citation

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Author Mark Twain
Source Pudd'nhead Wilson
Topic sin humanity censorship forbidding
Date 1894
Language English
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Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/102/102-h/102-h.htm

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