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What conclusion can readers make about Twain's opinion about armies based on this excerpt from Chapter 22?

The pitifulest thing out is a mob; that's what an army is- a mob; they don't fight with courage that's born in them, but with courage that's borrowed from their mass, and from their officers. But a mob without any man at the head of it, is beneath pitifulness. Now the thing for you to do, is to droop your tails and go home and crawl in a hole. If any real lynching's going to be done, it will be done in the dark, Southern fashion; and when they come they'll bring their masks, and fetch a man along.


That armies need better leadership.


That if real men who were brave would enlist, armies would be more effective.


That armies are full of cowards.


Armies are more likely to fight better if it is dark out.


Armies are most effective when provided with masks and shields.

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