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The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. 10   By: (1850-1894)

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THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

SWANSTON EDITION

VOLUME X

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: SKETCH OF THE CRUISE OF THE BRIG "COVENANT" AND THE PROBABLE COURSE OF DAVID BALFOUR'S WANDERINGS]

THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

VOLUME TEN

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 MISADVENTURES OF JOHN NICHOLSON

CHAPTER PAGE I. IN WHICH JOHN SOWS THE WIND 3

II. IN WHICH JOHN REAPS THE WHIRLWIND 9

III. IN WHICH JOHN ENJOYS THE HARVEST HOME 15

IV. THE SECOND SOWING 21

V. THE PRODIGAL'S RETURN 26

VI. THE HOUSE AT MURRAYFIELD 32

VII. A TRAGI COMEDY IN A CAB 44

VIII. SINGULAR INSTANCE OF THE UTILITY OF PASS KEYS 54

IX. IN WHICH MR. NICHOLSON CONCEDES THE PRINCIPLE OF AN ALLOWANCE 65

KIDNAPPED

I. I SET OFF UPON MY JOURNEY TO THE HOUSE OF SHAWS 77

II. I COME TO MY JOURNEY'S END 82

III. I MAKE ACQUAINTANCE OF MY UNCLE 88

IV. I RUN A GREAT DANGER IN THE HOUSE OF SHAWS 96

V. I GO TO THE QUEEN'S FERRY 105

VI. WHAT BEFELL AT THE QUEEN'S FERRY 112

VII. I GO TO SEA IN THE BRIG COVENANT OF DYSART 118

VIII. THE ROUND HOUSE 126

IX. THE MAN WITH THE BELT OF GOLD 132

X. THE SIEGE OF THE ROUND HOUSE 142

XI. THE CAPTAIN KNUCKLES UNDER 149

XII. I HEAR OF THE "RED FOX" 154

XIII. THE LOSS OF THE BRIG 163

XIV. THE ISLET 169

XV. THE LAD WITH THE SILVER BUTTON: THROUGH THE ISLE OF MULL 178

XVI. THE LAD WITH THE SILVER BUTTON: ACROSS MORVEN 187

XVII. THE DEATH OF THE RED FOX 195

XVIII. I TALK WITH ALAN IN THE WOOD OF LETTERMORE 201

XIX. THE HOUSE OF FEAR 210

XX. THE FLIGHT IN THE HEATHER: THE ROCKS 217

XXI. THE FLIGHT IN THE HEATHER: THE HEUGH OF CORRYNAKIEGH 226

XXII. THE FLIGHT IN THE HEATHER: THE MOOR 234

XXIII. CLUNY'S CAGE 242

XXIV. THE FLIGHT IN THE HEATHER: THE QUARREL 251

XXV. IN BALQUHIDDER 262

XXVI. END OF THE FLIGHT: WE PASS THE FORTH 269

XXVII. I come to Mr. Rankeillor 280

XXVIII. I go in Quest of My Inheritance 288

XXIX. I come into my Kingdom 296

XXX. Good bye 303

THE MISADVENTURES OF JOHN NICHOLSON

THE MISADVENTURES OF JOHN NICHOLSON

CHAPTER I

IN WHICH JOHN SOWS THE WIND

John Varey Nicholson was stupid; yet stupider men than he are now sprawling in Parliament, and lauding themselves as the authors of their own distinction... Continue reading book >>


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