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More New Arabian Nights

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Book Id: WPLBN0000580244
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Reproduction Date: 2007

Title: More New Arabian Nights  
Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Children's literature, Children's fiction
Collections: Children's Literature Collection
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Publisher: World Public Library Association

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Stevenson, R. L. (n.d.). More New Arabian Nights. Retrieved from http://www.ebooklibrary.org/


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Excerpt: IT seems incredible that a genius -so unusual as that of Robert Alan Stevenson should pass out of existence, leaving nothing more for posterity than a single brilliant volume and a few desultory papers on music and painting; but he was a dreamer of dreams, without ambitions, who dwelt alone in a world of fantasy, from which he would sometimes emerge to dazzle his friends with wild theories, sound philosophy, unexpected learning, and whimsical absurdities, all jumbled together and presented with such pertinent reasoning and certainty of the truth of his premises that his hearers would be swept off their feet. Running through the contradictory tangle of his mind was a consistent thread of religion, an inheritance from a long line of pious ancestors. Expatiating on the glories of the future world,...

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: PASB -- THE SUICIDE CLUB -- STORY OF THE YOUNG MAN WITH THE CREAM -- TARTS 3 -- STORY OF THE PHYSICIAN AND THE SARATOGA -- TRUNK. 46 -- THE ADVENTURE OF THE HANSOM CAB, 84 -- THE RAJAH S DIAMOND -- STORY OF THE BANDBOX 115 -- STORY OF THE YOUNG MAN IN HOLY ORDERS, 150 -- STORY OF THE HOUSE WITH THE GREEN BLINDS 173 -- THE ADVENTURE OF PRINCE FLORIZEL AND -- THE DETECTIVE -- " --, 217 -- THE PAVILION ON THE LINKS -- CHAPTER -- I TELLS HOW I CAMPED IN GRADEN SEA-WOOD -- AND BEHELD A LIGHT IN THE PAVILION, 229 -- II TELLS OF THE NOCTURNAL LANDING FROM -- THE YACHT 239 -- III TELLS HOW I BECAME ACQUAINTED WITH MY -- WIFE 248 -- IV TELLS IN WHAT A STARTLING MANNER I -- LEARNED THAT I WAS NOT ALONE IN GRADEN -- SEA-WOOD, 260


 

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