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Was this from Mark Twain's speech to the press club in Vienna?
My source says:
Mark Twain's Speeches, "Disappearance of Literature"
I don't know any other details.
>The Germans have an inhuman way of cutting up their verbs.<
If they had shown only THIS kind of inhumanity, I would be happy.
It is true in some less extreme ways also in Dutch, and even in a very minor way in English.