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The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. 21   By: (1850-1894)

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THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

SWANSTON EDITION

VOLUME XXI

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. ON THE FORWARD DECK OF THE SCHOONER "EQUATOR"]

THE WORKS OF

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

VOLUME TWENTY ONE

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

THE STORY OF A LIE

CHAPTER PAGE

I. INTRODUCES THE ADMIRAL 3

II. A LETTER TO THE PAPERS 8

III. IN THE ADMIRAL'S NAME 14

IV. ESTHER ON THE FILIAL RELATION 21

V. THE PRODIGAL FATHER MAKES HIS DÉBUT AT HOME 24

VI. THE PRODIGAL FATHER GOES ON FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH 31

VII. THE ELOPEMENT 41

VIII. BATTLE ROYAL 50

IX. IN WHICH THE LIBERAL EDITOR APPEARS AS "DEUS EX MACHINÂ" 60

THE MERRY MEN

I. EILEAN AROS 69

II. WHAT THE WRECK HAD BROUGHT TO AROS 76

III. LAND AND SEA IN SANDAG BAY 89

IV. THE GALE 100

V. A MAN OUT OF THE SEA 112

OLALLA 127

HEATHERCAT

PART I. THE KILLING TIME

I. TRAQUAIRS OF MONTROYMONT 177

II. FRANCIE 182

III. THE HILL END OF DRUMLOWE 195

THE GREAT NORTH ROAD

I. NANCE AT THE "GREEN DRAGON" 203

II. IN WHICH MR. ARCHER IS INSTALLED 210

III. JONATHAN HOLDAWAY 218

IV. MINGLING THREADS 223

V. LIFE IN THE CASTLE 229

VI. THE BAD HALF CROWN 233

VII. THE BLEACHING GREEN 238

VIII. THE MAIL GUARD 244

THE YOUNG CHEVALIER

PROLOGUE THE WINE SELLER'S WIFE 253

I. THE PRINCE 263

FABLES

I. THE PERSONS OF THE TALE 269

II. THE SINKING SHIP 272

III. THE TWO MATCHES 274

IV. THE SICK MAN AND THE FIREMAN 275

V. THE DEVIL AND THE INNKEEPER 276

VI. THE PENITENT 277

VII. THE YELLOW PAINT 277

VIII. THE HOUSE OF ELD 280

IX. THE FOUR REFORMERS 286

X. THE MAN AND HIS FRIEND 287

XI. THE READER 287

XII. THE CITIZEN AND THE TRAVELLER 288

XIII. THE DISTINGUISHED STRANGER 289

XIV. THE CART HORSES AND THE SADDLE HORSE 290

XV. THE TADPOLE AND THE FROG 291

XVI. SOMETHING IN IT 291

XVII. FAITH, HALF FAITH, AND NO FAITH AT ALL 295

XVIII. THE TOUCHSTONE 297

XIX. THE POOR THING 304

XX. THE SONG OF THE MORROW 310

THE STORY OF A LIE

THE STORY OF A LIE

CHAPTER I

INTRODUCES THE ADMIRAL

When Dick Naseby was in Paris he made some odd acquaintances, for he was one of those who have ears to hear, and can use their eyes no less than their intelligence... Continue reading book >>


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