Can you help me find this Mark Twain essay?

There's an essay I read in high school that I've been unable to find. I'm pretty sure it was by Mark Twain. In the essay, the author is traveling down a river. Everything has grown technical to him - where once he saw beautiful ripples by the water's edge, he now notices the ripples and only sees that there are hidden logs under the water and he must guide the boat around it. He's thinking how the river has lost some of the "charm/magic" to him now that everything is technical. I'm not entirely certain it was by Mark Twain, though I'm pretty sure it was. Does anyone recognize it? Thanks!

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