The Life and Work of Robert Louis Stevenson

The Life and Work of Robert Louis Stevenson This Kindle edition equivalent in length to a physical book of approximately pages consists of two parts Part I a brief biography of Robert Louis Stevenson was originally published in in E

  • Title: The Life and Work of Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Author: Mildred Lewis Rutherford Robert Louis Stevenson
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  • Page: 314
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  • This Kindle edition, equivalent in length to a physical book of approximately 24 pages, consists of two parts Part I, a brief biography of Robert Louis Stevenson, was originally published in 1906 in English Authors A Handbook of English Literature Part II consists of highly condensed versions about five pages each of Stevenson s best known works Treasure Island, This Kindle edition, equivalent in length to a physical book of approximately 24 pages, consists of two parts Part I, a brief biography of Robert Louis Stevenson, was originally published in 1906 in English Authors A Handbook of English Literature Part II consists of highly condensed versions about five pages each of Stevenson s best known works Treasure Island, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and Kidnapped these were originally published in 1920 in One Hundred Best Novels Condensed Sample passages from Part I Stevenson was not popular with his schoolmates or college mates, for they considered him vain and self conscious He had been taught by his father that conformity to current ideas in the matter of dress, manners and behavior was the mark of imbecility and want of spirit He rather prided himself on being unconventional, playing the Bohemian, neglecting the minutiae of the toilet, and while this eccentricity may have been pardonable in youth it had no justification in later years He is described as attending an informal evening entertainment in a blue flannel shirt, a knitted tie, pepper and salt trousers, silk socks, patent leather shoes he had a small foot and was exceedingly vain of it his hair falling to his collar Over this costume he put when departing a velvet jacket and a Spanish cloak, and upon his head placed a pork pie hat The ladies were in fits of laughter over his appearance Yet so charmingly did he waltz, and so charmingly did he talk, that they thought him altogether wonderful from Part II, Treasure Island Now I primed my pistols and reloaded, and Hands, seeing this, knew that the dice were against him in spite of this he started up after me One step, Mr Hands, said I, and I ll blow your brains out I saw his right hand go up over his shoulder, something sang like an arrow through the air, and I was pinned to the mast both my pistols went off and escaped from my hands, but they did not fall alone with a choking cry the coxswain loosed his grasp and plunged down headfirst, and I saw him through the clear water lying on the sand beneath.I found that I was held simply by the skin of my arm, and, pulling myself free, I finally got ashore and with difficulty reached my friends They had had some fierce battling with the mutineers, but in the end a flag of truce appeared and Silver came forward to bargain The doctor, much to the surprise of all, gave him the chart but this was explained later, for when they dug for the treasure and reached the bottom of the cache, nothing was found but a broken pick and a board with the word Walrus burnt into it the name of Flint s ship About the Authors Robert Louis Stevenson 1850 1894 was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer Notable works are Treasure Island, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and Kidnapped Mildred Lewis Rutherford 1851 1928 was an American historian, educator, and author from Georgia Other works include American Authors A Handbook of American Literature and French Authors A Handbook of French Literature.

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