“I rise early almost every morning and sit in my chamber, without any clothes whatever, half an hour or an hour, according to the season, either reading or writing.”
writing to the French physician, Jacques Barbeu-Dubourg
“We was always naked, day and night, whenever the mosquitoes would let us,”
Mark Twain’s hero Huck Finn
“After breakfast they went whooping and prancing out on the bar, and chased each other round and round, shedding clothes as they went, until they were naked, and then continued the frolic far away up the shoal water of the bar, against the stiff current, which latter tripped their legs from under them from time to time and greatly increased the fun.”
Mark Twain, Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Chapter XV1
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“Say did you read in the papers about a bunch of women up in British Columbia as a protest against high taxes, sit out in the open naked, and they wouldn’t put their clothes on? The authorities finally turned a sprayer that you use on trees, on 'em. That may lead into quite a thing. Woman comes into the tax office nude, saying I won't pay. Well, they can't search her and get anything. It sounds great. How far is it to British Columbia?”
Will Rogers, April 5, 1931