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Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... in the commerce of friendship, by his brave attitude towards life, by his high moral value and unwearied intellectual ef- fort, that he struck the mi... ... to the proper summit of any Cambrian pedigree – a prince; ‘Guaith V oeth, Lord of Cardigan,’ the name and style of him. It may suffice, however, for ... ...d famous horses, Maggie and Lucy, the lat- ter coveted by royalty itself. ‘Lord Rokeby, his neighbour, 8 Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin called him kinsman... ...a month together; of the daily press of neighbours, many of whom, Frewens, Lords, Bish- ops, Batchellors, and Dynes, were also kinsfolk; and the par- ... ...n the Archipelago. Captain T ait was a favourite with Sir Thomas Maitland, High Commissioner of the Ionian Islands – King Tom as he was called – who f... ...nd the two remaining Miss Campbells, people of fierce passions and a truly Highland pride, the derogation was bitterly resented. For long the sisters ... ...it all. ‘Decidedly I prefer being master to being man: boats at all hours, stewards flying for marmalade, captain enquiring when ship is to sail, cler...

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