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The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. 7   By: (1850-1894)

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THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

SWANSTON EDITION

VOLUME VII

Of this SWANSTON EDITION in Twenty five Volumes of the Works of ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON Two Thousand and Sixty Copies have been printed, of which only Two Thousand Copies are for sale.

This is No. .........

[Illustration: 17 HERIOT ROW, EDINBURGH, THE RESIDENCE OF R. L. S. FROM 1863 TO 1879]

THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

VOLUME SEVEN

LONDON : PUBLISHED BY CHATTO AND WINDUS : IN ASSOCIATION WITH CASSELL AND COMPANY LIMITED : WILLIAM HEINEMANN : AND LONGMANS GREEN AND COMPANY MDCCCCXI

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

CONTENTS

PRINCE OTTO

BOOK I. PRINCE ERRANT

CHAPTER PAGE

I. IN WHICH THE PRINCE DEPARTS ON AN ADVENTURE 7

II. IN WHICH THE PRINCE PLAYS HAROUN AL RASCHID 12

III. IN WHICH THE PRINCE COMFORTS AGE AND BEAUTY AND DELIVERS A LECTURE ON DISCRETION IN LOVE 23

IV. IN WHICH THE PRINCE COLLECTS OPINIONS BY THE WAY 34

BOOK II. OF LOVE AND POLITICS

I. WHAT HAPPENED IN THE LIBRARY 49

II. "ON THE COURT OF GRÜNEWALD," BEING A PORTION OF THE TRAVELLER'SMANUSCRIPT 61

III. THE PRINCE AND THE ENGLISH TRAVELLER 68

IV. WHILE THE PRINCE IS IN THE ANTEROOM.... 75

V. ... GONDREMARK IS IN MY LADY'S CHAMBER 81

VI. THE PRINCE DELIVERS A LECTURE ON MARRIAGE, WITH PRACTICAL ILLUSTRATIONS OF DIVORCE 88

VII. THE PRINCE DISSOLVES THE COUNCIL 97

VIII. THE PARTY OF WAR TAKES ACTION 107

IX. THE PRICE OF THE RIVER FARM: IN WHICH VAIN GLORY GOES BEFORE A FALL 114

X. GOTTHOLD'S REVISED OPINION; AND THE FALL COMPLETED 126

XI. PROVIDENCE VON ROSEN: ACT THE FIRST SHE BEGUILES THE BARON 135

XII. PROVIDENCE VON ROSEN: ACT THE SECOND SHE INFORMS THE PRINCE 142

XIII. PROVIDENCE VON ROSEN: ACT THE THIRD SHE ENLIGHTENS SERAPHINA 152

XIV. RELATES THE CAUSE AND OUTBREAK OF THE REVOLUTION 159

BOOK III. FORTUNATE MISFORTUNE

I. PRINCESS CINDERELLA 171

II. TREATS OF A CHRISTIAN VIRTUE 188

III. PROVIDENCE VON ROSEN: ACT THE LAST IN WHICH SHE GALLOPS OFF 194

IV. BABES IN THE WOOD 203

BIBLIOGRAPHICAL POSTSCRIPT, TO COMPLETE THE STORY 211

THE WRONG BOX

I. IN WHICH MORRIS SUSPECTS 219

II. IN WHICH MORRIS TAKES ACTION 233

III. THE LECTURER AT LARGE 248

IV. THE MAGISTRATE IN THE LUGGAGE VAN 259

V. MR. GIDEON FORSYTH AND THE GIGANTIC BOX 264

VI. THE TRIBULATIONS OF MORRIS: PART THE FIRST 274

VII. IN WHICH WILLIAM DENT PITMAN TAKES LEGAL ADVICE 289

VIII. IN WHICH MICHAEL FINSBURY ENJOYS A HOLIDAY 301

IX. GLORIOUS CONCLUSION OF MICHAEL FINSBURY'S HOLIDAY 320

X. GIDEON FORSYTH AND THE BROADWOOD GRAND 335

XI. THE MAËSTRO JIMSON 344

XII. POSITIVELY THE LAST APPEARANCE OF THE BROADWOOD GRAND 360

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