Vailima Letters - Vol. 2

By Robert Louis Stevenson; Sidney Colvin | Go to book overview

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July, 1894.

MY DEAR COLVIN, -- I have to thank you this time for a very good letter, and will announce for the future, though I cannot now begin to put in practice, good intentions for our correspondence. I will try to return to the old system and write from time to time during the month; but truly you did not much encourage me to continue! However, that is all by-past. I do not know that there is much in your letter that calls for answer. Your questions about St. Ives were practically answered in my last; so were your wails about the edition, Amateur Emigrant, etc. By the end of the year St. I. will be practically finished, whatever it be worth, and that I know not. When shall I receive proofs of the Magnum Opus? or shall I receive them at all?

1894 July

The return of the Amanuensis feebly lightens my heart. You can see: the heavy

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page 1
  • Contents 3
  • XIX 7
  • XX 40
  • XXI 44
  • XXIII 75
  • XXV 93
  • XXVI 105
  • XXVII 110
  • XXVIII 113
  • XXIX 124
  • XXX 138
  • XXXI 152
  • XXXII 175
  • XXXIII 178
  • XXXIV 190
  • XXXV 200
  • XXXVI 210
  • XXXVII 213
  • XXXVIII 216
  • XXXIX 224
  • XL 229
  • XLI 233
  • XLII 238
  • XLIII 243
  • XLIV 250
  • Epilogue. 260
  • Appendix. 268
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