It was a time of great and uplifting excitement. The country was up in arms, and the war was on.
God the all-terrible! Thou who ordainest, Thunder thy clarion and lightning thy sword!
Grant us victory, O Lord our God, Father and Protector of our land and flag. Amen.
“O Lord our God, help us tear the enemy soldiers to bloody shreds. Help us cover their smiling fields with their patriot dead. Help us drown the thunder of guns with the shrieks of their wounded.
Afterward, we agreed the man must have been a lunatic. What he said made no sense at all.
I think what Mark Twain's is criticizing is people who are different. I say this because they ignore the stranger that says he is gods speaker. I think what he wants to change is people. To be more open to new ideas and listen to others.