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The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. 2   By: (1850-1894)

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THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

SWANSTON EDITION

VOLUME II

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: THE SILVERADO SQUATTERS ( From a Drawing by Mr. J. D. Strong )]

THE WORKS OF

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

VOLUME TWO

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

THE AMATEUR EMIGRANT

PART I. FROM THE CLYDE TO SANDY HOOK

PAGE THE SECOND CABIN 7 EARLY IMPRESSIONS 15 STEERAGE SCENES 24 STEERAGE TYPES 32 THE SICK MAN 43 THE STOWAWAYS 53 PERSONAL EXPERIENCE AND REVIEW 66 NEW YORK 77

PART II. ACROSS THE PLAINS

NOTES BY THE WAY TO COUNCIL BLUFFS 93 THE EMIGRANT TRAIN 107 THE PLAINS OF NEBRASKA 115 THE DESERT OF WYOMING 119 FELLOW PASSENGERS 124 DESPISED RACES 129 TO THE GOLDEN GATES 133

THE OLD AND NEW PACIFIC CAPITALS

I. MONTEREY 141 II. SAN FRANCISCO 159

THE SILVERADO SQUATTERS

THE SILVERADO SQUATTERS 173 IN THE VALLEY: I. CALISTOGA 179 II. THE PETRIFIED FOREST 184 III. NAPA WINE 188 IV. THE SCOT ABROAD 194 WITH THE CHILDREN OF ISRAEL: I. TO INTRODUCE MR. KELMAR 201 II. FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF SILVERADO 205 III. THE RETURN 215 THE ACT OF SQUATTING 221 THE HUNTER'S FAMILY 230 THE SEA FOGS 239 THE TOLL HOUSE 245 A STARRY DRIVE 250 EPISODES IN THE STORY OF A MINE 254 TOILS AND PLEASURES 264

"VIRGINIBUS PUERISQUE" AND OTHER PAPERS

I. "VIRGINIBUS PUERISQUE": I. 281 II. 292 III. ON FALLING IN LOVE 302 IV... Continue reading book >>


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