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The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. 11   By: (1850-1894)

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THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

SWANSTON EDITION

VOLUME XI

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: MONUMENT TO R. L. S. IN ST. GILES'S, EDINBURGH]

THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

VOLUME ELEVEN

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

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

CONTENTS

CATRIONA

PART I. THE LORD ADVOCATE

CHAPTER PAGE

I. A BEGGAR ON HORSEBACK 7

II. THE HIGHLAND WRITER 16

III. I GO TO PILRIG 25

IV. LORD ADVOCATE PRESTONGRANGE 33

V. IN THE ADVOCATE'S HOUSE 44

VI. UMQUHILE THE MASTER OF LOVAT 52

VII. I MAKE A FAULT IN HONOUR 59

VIII. THE BRAVO 71

IX. THE HEATHER ON FIRE 81

X. THE RED HEADED MAN 89

XI. THE WOOD BY SILVERMILLS 99

XII. ON THE MARCH AGAIN WITH ALAN 106

XIII. GILLANE SANDS 115

XIV. THE BASS 125

XV. BLACK ANDIE'S TALE OF TOD LAPRAIK 134

XVI. THE MISSING WITNESS 146

XVII. THE MEMORIAL 156

XVIII. THE TEE'D BALL 169

XIX. I AM MUCH IN THE HANDS OF THE LADIES 179

XX. I CONTINUE TO MOVE IN GOOD SOCIETY 189

PART II. FATHER AND DAUGHTER

XXI. THE VOYAGE INTO HOLLAND 203

XXII. HELVOETSLUYS 214

XXIII. TRAVELS IN HOLLAND 222

XXIV. FULL STORY OF A COPY OF HEINECCIUS 233

XXV. THE RETURN OF JAMES MORE 245

XXVI. THE THREESOME 252

XXVII. A TWOSOME 261

XXVIII. IN WHICH I AM LEFT ALONE 268

XXIX. WE MEET IN DUNKIRK 278

XXX. THE LETTER FROM THE SHIP 286

CONCLUSION 301

CATRIONA

BEING MEMOIRS OF THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF

DAVID BALFOUR

AT HOME AND ABROAD

IN WHICH ARE SET FORTH HIS MISFORTUNES ANENT THE APPIN MURDER, HIS TROUBLES WITH LORD ADVOCATE GRANT: CAPTIVITY ON THE BASS ROCK, JOURNEY INTO HOLLAND AND FRANCE, AND SINGULAR RELATIONS WITH JAMES MORE DRUMMOND OR MACGREGOR, A SON OF THE NOTORIOUS ROB ROY, AND HIS DAUGHTER CATRIONA: WRITTEN BY HIMSELF, AND NOW SET FORTH BY ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

TO CHARLES BAXTER

WRITER TO THE SIGNET

My dear Charles,

It is the fate of sequels to disappoint those who have waited for them; and my David, having been left to kick his heels for more than a lustre in the British Linen Company's office, must expect his late re appearance to be greeted with hoots, if not with missiles. Yet, when I remember the days of our explorations, I am not without hope. There should be left in our native city some seed of the elect; some long legged, hot headed youth must repeat to day our dreams and wanderings of so many years ago; he will relish the pleasure, which should have been ours, to follow among named streets and numbered houses the country walks of David Balfour, to identify Dean, and Silvermills, and Broughton, and Hope Park, and Pilrig, and poor old Lochend if it still be standing, and the Figgate Whins if there be any of them left; or to push (on a long holiday) so far afield as Gillane or the Bass... Continue reading book >>


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