The Ebb-Tide by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyde Osbourne

Etext scanned by Dianne Bean using OmniPage Pro software donated by Caere. THE EBB-TIDE A TRIO AND QUARTETTE ‘There is a tide in the affairs of men.’ Chapter 1. NIGHT ON THE BEACH Throughout the island world of the Pacific, scattered men of many European races and from almost every grade of society carry activity

The Dynamiter by Robert Louis Stevenson and Fanny van de Grift Stevenson

Transcribed from the 1903 Longmans, Green And Co. edition by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk THE DYNAMITER TO MESSRS. COLE AND COX, POLICE OFFICERS Gentlemen,–In the volume now in your hands, the authors have touched upon that ugly devil of crime, with which it is your glory to have contended. It were a waste of ink

The Black Arrow by Robert Louis StevensonA Tale of the Two Roses

Transcribed from the 1899 Charles Scribner’s Sons edition by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk THE BLACK ARROW–A TALE OF THE TWO ROSES Critic on the Hearth No one but myself knows what I have suffered, nor what my books have gained, by your unsleeping watchfulness and admirable pertinacity. And now here is a volume that goes

The Art of Writing and Other Essays by Robert Louis Stevenson

Transcribed from the 1905 Chatto & Windus edition by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk ESSAYS IN THE ART OF WRITING Contents: On some technical elements of style in literature The morality of the profession of letters Books which have influenced me A note on realism My first book: ‘Treasure Island’ The genesis of ‘the master of

Tales and Fantasies by Robert Louis Stevenson

Tales and Fantasies by Robert Louis Stevenson Scanned and proofed by David Price ccx074@coventry.ac.uk Tales and Fantasies Contents The Misadventures of John Nicholson The Body-Snatcher The Story of a Lie THE MISADVENTURES OF JOHN NICHOLSON CHAPTER I – IN WHICH JOHN SOWS THE WIND JOHN VAREY NICHOLSON was stupid; yet, stupider men than he are

Stories by Modern English Authors

This etext was prepared by Donald Lainson, charlie@idirect.com. THE LOCK AND KEY LIBRARY CLASSIC MYSTERY AND DETECTIVE STORIES EDITED BY JULIAN HAWTHORNE MODERN ENGLISH Table of Contents RUDYARD KIPLING (1865-) My Own True Ghost Story The Sending of Dana Da In the House of Suddhoo His Wedded Wife A. CONAN DOYLE (1859-) A Case of

St Ives by Robert Louis Stevenson

Transcribed 1898 William Heinemann edition by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk ST. IVES BEING THE ADVENTURES OF A FRENCH PRISONER IN ENGLAND CHAPTER I–A TALE OF A LION RAMPANT It was in the month of May 1813 that I was so unlucky as to fall at last into the hands of the enemy. My knowledge of

Songs of Travel and Other Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson

Songs of Travel and Other Verses CONTENTS I. THE VAGABOND – Give to me the life I love II. YOUTH AND LOVE: I. – Once only by the garden gate III. YOUTH AND LOVE: II. – To the heart of youth the world is a highwayside IV. In dreams, unhappy, I behold you stand V.

Records of a Family of Engineers by Robert Louis Stevenson

Transcribed from the 1912 Chatto & Windus edition by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk Additional proofing by Peter Barnes. RECORDS OF A FAMILY OF ENGINEERS INTRODUCTION: THE SURNAME OF STEVENSON From the thirteenth century onwards, the name, under the various disguises of Stevinstoun, Stevensoun, Stevensonne, Stenesone, and Stewinsoune, spread across Scotland from the mouth of the

Prince Otto by Robert Louis Stevenson

Prince Otto by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1905 edition. Scanned and proofed by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk PRINCE OTTO – A ROMANCE TO NELLY VAN DE GRIFT (MRS. ADULFO SANCHEZ, OF MONTEREY) AT last, after so many years, I have the pleasure of re-introducing you to ‘Prince Otto,’ whom you will remember a very little fellow,

Prayers Written At Vailima by Robert Louis Stevenson

Prayers Written At Vailima by Robert Louis Stevenson Scanned and proofed by David Price ccx074@coventry.ac.uk Second proofing by Stephen Booth Prayers Written At Vailima INTRODUCTION In every Samoan household the day is closed with prayer and the singing of hymns. The omission of this sacred duty would indicate, not only a lack of religious training

New Poems by Robert Louis Stevenson

New Poems – Robert Louis Stevenson – 1918 edition Scanned and proofed by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk New Poems CONTENTS PRAYER LO! IN THINE HONEST EYES I READ THOUGH DEEP INDIFFERENCE SHOULD DROWSE MY HEART, WHEN FIRST THE BLACKBIRD SINGS I DREAMED OF FOREST ALLEYS FAIR ST. MARTIN’S SUMMER DEDICATION THE OLD CHIMAERAS, OLD RECEIPTS
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