What are some of the oxymoron constructions in "The Californian's Tale" by Mark Twain?I'm read this for english and I'm not good with oxymorons at all. I have to find all of the oxymorons in the...

What are some of the oxymoron constructions in "The Californian's Tale" by Mark Twain?

I'm read this for english and I'm not good with oxymorons at all. I have to find all of the oxymorons in the story. I need help with a feew so I know what I'm doing and where to start.

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here and there- means 'in various places and/or at various times'.
now and then-at times, from time to time, now and again, occasionally, on occasion
living dead-means people that are still alive but are dead emotionally inside
two weeks today-means that it will be two weeks from this day(today)
beautiful creature-implies the entity is either lovely to look at or has a lovely soul while also being hideous in either looks or behavior.
nearly everything-very close to everything
hardly noticed-means that it was barely noticeable, or insignificant.
soon be arriving now-means that it should arrive now which is soon
served the party-means to do things that will benefit the party.
sick with fear-means you are nervous or worried about something.

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