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The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. 22   By: (1850-1894)

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THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

SWANSTON EDITION VOLUME XXII

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: R. L. S. SPEARING FISH IN THE BOW OF THE SCHOONER "EQUATOR"]

THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

VOLUME TWENTY TWO

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

JUVENILIA AND OTHER PAPERS

THE PENTLAND RISING

PAGE I. THE CAUSES OF THE REVOLT 3 II. THE BEGINNING 6 III. THE MARCH OF THE REBELS 8 IV. RULLION GREEN 13 V. A RECORD OF BLOOD 17

SKETCHES

I. THE SATIRIST 25 II. NUITS BLANCHES 27 III. THE WREATH OF IMMORTELLES 30 IV. NURSES 34 V. A CHARACTER 37

COLLEGE PAPERS

I. EDINBURGH STUDENTS IN 1824 41 II. THE MODERN STUDENT CONSIDERED GENERALLY 45 III. DEBATING SOCIETIES 53 IV. THE PHILOSOPHY OF UMBRELLAS 58 V. THE PHILOSOPHY OF NOMENCLATURE 63

NOTES AND ESSAYS CHIEFLY OF THE ROAD

I. A RETROSPECT 71 II. COCKERMOUTH AND KESWICK 80 III. ROADS 90 IV. NOTES ON THE MOVEMENTS OF YOUNG CHILDREN 97 V. ON THE ENJOYMENT OF UNPLEASANT PLACES 103 VI. AN AUTUMN EFFECT 112 VII. A WINTER'S WALK IN CARRICK AND GALLOWAY 132 VIII. FOREST NOTES 142

CRITICISMS

I. LORD LYTTON'S "FABLES IN SONG" 171 II. SALVINI'S MACBETH 180 III. BAGSTER'S "PILGRIM'S PROGRESS" 186

AN APPEAL TO THE CLERGY OF THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND 199

THE CHARITY BAZAAR 213

THE LIGHT KEEPER 217

ON A NEW FORM OF INTERMITTENT LIGHT FOR LIGHTHOUSES 220

ON THE THERMAL INFLUENCE OF FORESTS 225

ESSAYS OF TRAVEL

I. DAVOS IN WINTER 241 II. HEALTH AND MOUNTAINS 244 III. ALPINE DIVERSIONS 248 IV. THE STIMULATION OF THE ALPS 252

STEVENSON AT PLAY

INTRODUCTION BY LLOYD OSBOURNE 259

WAR CORRESPONDENCE FROM STEVENSON'S NOTE BOOK 263

THE DAVOS PRESS

MORAL EMBLEMS, ETC.: FACSIMILES

ADVERTISEMENT OF BLACK CANYON

BLACK CANYON, OR WILD ADVENTURES IN THE FAR WEST

NOT I, AND OTHER POEMS

MORAL EMBLEMS

ADVERTISEMENT OF MORAL EMBLEMS: EDITION DE LUXE

ADVERTISEMENT OF MORAL EMBLEMS: SECOND COLLECTION

MORAL EMBLEMS: SECOND COLLECTION

A MARTIAL ELEGY FOR SOME LEAD SOLDIERS

ADVERTISEMENT OF THE GRAVER AND THE PEN

THE GRAVER AND THE PEN

MORAL TALES

ROBIN AND BEN; OR, THE PIRATE AND THE APOTHECARY

THE BUILDER'S DOOM

JUVENILIA AND OTHER PAPERS

THE PENTLAND RISING

A PAGE OF HISTORY 1666

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