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Essays of Travel

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Book Id: WPLBN0000678528
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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: Essays of Travel  
Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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Excerpt: The Second Cabin. I first encountered my fellow-passengers on the Broomielaw in Glasgow. Thence we descended the Clyde in no familiar spirit, but looking askance on each other as on possible enemies. A few Scandinavians, who had already grown acquainted on the North Sea, were friendly and voluble over their long pipes; but among English speakers distance and suspicion reigned supreme. The sun was soon overclouded, the wind freshened and grew sharp as we continued to descend the widening estuary; and with the falling temperature the gloom among the passengers increased.

 
 



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