Weir of Hermiston by Robert Louis Stevenson

Weir of Hermiston by Robert Louis Stevenson. 1913 Chatto and Windus edition. Scanned and proofed by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk Weir of Hermiston TO MY WIFE I saw rain falling and the rainbow drawn On Lammermuir. Hearkening I heard again In my precipitous city beaten bells Winnow the keen sea wind. And here afar, Intent

Virginibus Puerisque, and Other Papers by Robert Louis Stevenson

Virginibus Puerisque and Other Papers by Robert Louis Stevenson. Scanned and proofed by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk “VIRGINIBUS PUERISQUE” Contents Virginibus Puerisque Crabbed Age and Youth An Apology For Idlers Ordered South Aes Triplex El Dorado The English Admirals Some Portraits by Raeburn Child’s Play Walking Tours Pan’s Pipes A Plea For Gas Lamps CHAPTER

Underwoods by Robert Louis Stevenson

Underwoods by Robert Louis Stevenson. Scanned and proofed by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk Underwoods Of all my verse, like not a single line; But like my title, for it is not mine. That title from a better man I stole: Ah, how much better, had I stol’n the whole! DEDICATION THERE are men and classes

Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes by Robert Louis Stevenson

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes by Robert Louis Stevenson. Scanned and proofed by David Price, ccx074@coventry.ac.uk Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes My Dear Sidney Colvin, The journey which this little book is to describe was very agreeable and fortunate for me. After an uncouth beginning, I had the best of luck

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson TREASURE ISLAND To S.L.O., an American gentleman in accordance with whose classic taste the following narrative has been designed, it is now, in return for numerous delightful hours, and with the kindest wishes, dedicated by his affectionate friend, the author. TO THE HESITATING PURCHASER If sailor tales to sailor

The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

This etext was prepared by Tony Adam, Prairie View, TX. PROLOGUE. IN THE MARQUESAS. It was about three o’clock of a winter’s afternoon in Tai-o-hae, the French capital and port of entry of the Marquesas Islands. The trades blew strong and squally; the surf roared loud on the shingle beach; and the fifty-ton schooner of

The Silverado Squatters by Robert Louis Stevenson

Transcribed from the 1906 Chatto & Windus edition by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk THE SILVERADO SQUATTERS The scene of this little book is on a high mountain. There are, indeed, many higher; there are many of a nobler outline. It is no place of pilgrimage for the summary globe-trotter; but to one who lives upon

The Pocket R.L.S.

This Etext of THE POCKET R. L. S. scanned and proofread by Sean Hackett (shack@eircom.net) THE POCKET R. L. S. Being favourite passages from the works of Stevenson. SELECTED PASSAGES When you have read, you carry away with you a memory of the man himself; it is as though you had touched a loyal hand,

The Plays of W. E. Henley and R. L. Stevenson

Scanned and proofed by David Price, ccx074@coventry.ac.uk In a rare fit of editorial prerogative, I have added Henley’s poem “Invictus” as a prefatory note. . .Michael S. Hart INVICTUS Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be for my unconquerable soul. In

The Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson Scanned and proofed by David Price ccx074@coventry.ac.uk The Master of Ballantrae A Winter’s Tale To Sir Percy Florence and Lady Shelley Here is a tale which extends over many years and travels into many countries. By a peculiar fitness of circumstance the writer began, continued it, and

The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson

The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 1 Scanned and proofed by David Price ccx074@coventry.ac.uk The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson – Volume 1 CHAPTER I – STUDENT DAYS AT EDINBURGH, TRAVELS AND EXCURSIONS, 1868-1873 Letter: SPRING GROVE SCHOOL, 12TH NOVEMBER 1863. MA CHERE MAMAN, – Jai recu votre lettre Aujourdhui et comme le jour
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