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Identifier: lifeofrobertloui00over ( find matches)
Title: The life of Robert Louis Stevenson for boys and girls
Year: 1915 ( 1910s)
Authors: Overton, Jacqueline, b. 1887 Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894
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Publisher: New York : Scribner
Contributing Library: New York Public Library
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lay by the hour, with tin-gling fingers and stiffening knees, and an in-tentness, zest, and excitement that I shallnever forget. 97 ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON The mimic battalions marched andcounter-marched, changed by measured evo-lutions from column formation into line,with cavalry screens in front and massedsupport behind, in the most approved mili-tary fashion of today. Neither of them ever grew too old for thissport. Year after year they went back tothe game. Even when they went to Samoathey laid out a campaign room with mapschalked on the floor. In the spring of 1885 Thomas Stevensonpurchased a house at Bournemouth, England,near London, as a present for his daughter-in-law. They named the cottage Skerryvore,after the famous lighthouse he had helpedto build in his young days, and it was theirhome for the next three years — busy onesfor R. L. S. It was a real joy to have his father andmother and Bob Stevenson with them againand his friends in London frequently drop infor a visit. 98
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o 5c 3 O 03 O SCOTLAND AGAIN His health was never worse than duringthe Bournemouth days. He seldom wentbeyond his own garden-gate but lived, as hesays, like a weevil in a biscuit. Yet henever worked harder or accomplished more.He wrote in bed and out of bed, sick or well,poems, plays, short stories, and verses. He finished Treasure Island, the bookthat gained him his first popularity, andwrote Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, whichmade him famous at home and abroad. Treasure Island had been started sometime previous to please Lloyd, who asked himto write a good story. It all began witha map. Stevenson always loved maps, andone day during a picture-making bout hehad drawn a fine one. It was elaboratelyand (I thought) beautifully colored, hesays. The shape of it took my fancy be-yond expression; it contained harbors thatpleased me like sonnets. ... I ticketed myperformance Treasure Island. Immediately the island began to take lifeand swarm with people, all sorts of strange 99 ROBERT LOUIS STEVE

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