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Essays of Travel

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...rt Louis Stevenson A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Essays of Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...enson A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Essays of Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Unive... ...the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Essays of Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson, the Pennsylvania State University,... ...or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Essays of Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic C... ...o of the women wept. Any one who had come aboard might have supposed we were all absconding from the law. There was scarce a word interchanged, and no... ...table and that of the true steerage passenger was the table itself, and the crockery plates from which we ate. But lest I should show myself ungratefu... ...ily men broken by adversity, elderly youths who had failed to place themselves in life, and people who had seen better days. Mildness was the prevaili... ...re a shipful of failures, the broken men of England. Yet it must not be supposed that these people exhibited depression. The scene, on the contrary, w... ...as it was told me, and it was told me for a fact. A man fell from a housetop in the city of Aberdeen, and was brought into hospital with broken bones....

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Prince Otto a Romance 1905 Edition

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...PRINCE OTTO A Romance 1905 edition by Robert Louis Stevenson A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication ... ...PRINCE OTTO A Romance 1905 edition by Robert Louis Stevenson A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Prince Otto ... ...n State Electronic Classics Series Publication Prince Otto – A Romance by Robert Louis Stevenson (1905 Edition) is a publication of the Penn- sylvani... ...ronic Classics Series Publication Prince Otto – A Romance by Robert Louis Stevenson (1905 Edition) is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State Unive... ...as far gone in the respectable stages of antiquity and seemed indissoluble from the green garden in which it stood, and that yet was a sea-traveller i... ...ther in those days the story of Braddock, and how, as he was carried dying from the scene of his defeat, he promised himself to do better another time... ...Bohemia, celebrated for its flowers and mountain bears, and inhabited by a people of singular simplicity and ten- derness of heart. Several intermarri... ...f the two) it was already so far forward in the spring, that when mountain people heard horns echoing all day about the north-west corner of the princ... ...id the 145 Robert Louis Stevenson Colonel. ‘I was well grounded indeed at Aberdeen. And as for this matter of forgiveness, it comes, sir, of loose vi...

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The Silverado Squatters

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... ... ... The Silverado... ...y assumes any responsibility for the material con- tained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Silverado... ...an Coast Range, none of its near neighbours rising to one-half its altitude. It looks down on much green, intricate country. It feeds in the spring- t... ...Bucks, and bears, and rattle-snakes, and former mining operations, are the staple of men’s talk. Agriculture has only begun to mount above the valley.... ... site of sleepy Calistoga; yet in the mean time, around the foot of that 4 mountain the silence of nature reigns in a great m... ...d a theory of his own, which I did not quite grasp, except that the trees had not “grewed” there. But he mentioned, with evident pride, that he differ... ... dozen times behind the plate. “Hullo, sir!” I cried. “Where are you going?” He turned round without a quiver. “You’re a Scotchman, sir?” he said grav... ...,” as he said; and took himself solemnly away, radiating dirt and humbug as he went. A month or two after this encounter of mine, there came a Scot to...

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Memories and Portraits

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...MEMORIES AND PORTRAITS by Robert Louis Stevenson A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication ... ...MEMORIES AND PORTRAITS by Robert Louis Stevenson A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Memories and... ...tronic Classics Series Publication Memories and Portraits by Robert Louis Stevenson (1912 Chatto and Windus edition) is a publica- tion of the Pennsy... ...LUME OF PAPERS, unconnected as they are, it will be better to read through from the beginning, rather than dip into at random. A certain thread of mea... ...one on France by the diabolically clever Mr. Hillebrand, may well have set people thinking on the divisions of races and nations. Such thoughts should... ...th particular congru- ity and force to inhabitants of that United Kingdom, peopled from so many different stocks, babbling so many different dialects,... ...cular congru- ity and force to inhabitants of that United Kingdom, peopled from so many different stocks, babbling so many different dialects, and off... ...h and Glasgow, or of dialect as in the hundred miles between Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Book English has gone round the world, but at home we still prese... ... Rock, in the fog, when the Smeaton had drifted from her moorings, and the Aberdeen men, pick in hand, had seized upon the only boats, and he must sto...

... by the biggin? o?t.? Two recent books* one by Mr. Grant White on England, one on France by the diabolically clever Mr. Hillebrand, may well have set people thinking on the divisions of races and nations. Such thoughts should arise with particular congruity and force to inhabitants of that United Kingdom, peopled from so many different stocks, babbling so many different di...

........ 48 CHAPTER VIII: MEMOIRS OF AN ISLET .................................................................................... 53 CHAPTER IX: THOMAS STEVENSON ? CIVIL ENGINEER...................................................... 58 CHAPTER X: TALK AND TALKERS ............................................................................................. 63 CHAPTER XI: TALK...

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Records of a Family of Engineers

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...RECORDS OF A FAMILY OF ENGINEERS by Robert Louis Stevenson A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication ... ...RECORDS OF A FAMILY OF ENGINEERS by Robert Louis Stevenson A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Records of a... ...ssics Series Publication Records of a Family of Engineers by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Port... ...tevensoun, Stevensonne, Stenesone, and Stewinsoune, spread across Scotland from the mouth of the Firth of Forth to the mouth of the Firth of Clyde. Fo... ...er-Clerk to the Privy Council, and liked being so extremely. I gather this from his conduct in September 1681, when, with all the lords and their serv... ...read than the text indicates, and occurs from Dumfries and Berwickshire to Aberdeen and Orkney. 9 Records of a Family of Engineers scribed of the cla... ...inburgh Spearman, were in court, he must have been tempted to applaud. The people of that land were his abhorrence; he loathed Buonaparte like An- tic... ... ask the bereaved family to seek her a new place. It is extraordinary that people should have been so deceived in so careless an impostor; that a few ... ...tars, and the morning was ushered in with the song of many little birds.’ ‘Aberdeen, July 19 th . ‘I hope, my dear, that you are going out of doors re...

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The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson to His Family and Friends ; Selected and Edited with Notes and Introd. By Sidney Colvin : Volume 1

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...THE LETTERS OF R OBERT LOUIS STEVENSON V olume 1 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Th... ...lume 1 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, Vol. One is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ... State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, Vol. One is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity... ... or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, Vol. One, the Pennsylvania State University, Electr... ...hope you will find your house at Mentone nice. I have been obliged to stop from writing by the want of a pen, but now I have one, so I will con- tinue... ...se of justice forbids the receipt of less – than half-a- crown. – Greeting from, Sir, your most affectionate and needy son, R. STEVENSON. Letter: TO M... ...enness of a tree. The southerly heights, when I came here, were black with people, fishers waiting on wind and night. Now all the S.Y .S. (Stornoway b... ...ny drunk men, and a double supply of po- lice. I saw them sent for by some people and enter an inn, in a pretty good hurry: what it was for I do not k... ...nd what she says! But she speaks Davos language, which is to Ger- man what Aberdeen-awa’ is to English, so it comes heavy. God bless you, my dear Cumm...

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