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2 2 An Inland Voyage.
joined In the talk. They were all very polite,
voluble and enthusiastic ; and their discourse
was interlarded with English boating terms,
and the names of English boat-builders and
English clubs. I do not know, to my shame, any
spot in my native land where I should have
been so warmly received by the same number
of people. We were English boating-men,
and the Belgian boating-men fell upon our
necks. I wonder if French Huguenots were
as cordially greeted by English Protestants
v/hen they came across the Channel out of great
tribulation. But after all, what religion knits
people so closely as a common sport .''
The canoes were carried into the boat-house ;
they were washed down for us by the Club
servants, the sails were hung out to dry, and
everything made as snug and tidy as a picture.
And in the meanwhile we were led upstairs by
our new-found brethren, for so more than one of

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London, 1878 - Inland voyage
DescriptionBy Robert Louis Stevenson. An account of the author's canoe trip from Antwerp in Belgium to Pontoise in France. With frontispiece by Walter Crane. (London: C. Kegan Paul & Co, 1878.)
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Form / genre: Written and printed matter > Books
Dates / events: 1878 [Date published]
Places: Europe > Belgium > Flanders > Antwerpen province > Antwerp (inhabited place) [Place in text]
Europe > France > Île-de-France > Val-d'Oise > Cergy-Pontois (inhabited place) [Place in text]
Europe > United Kingdom > England > Greater London > London (inhabited place) [Place published]
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Person / organisation: Crane, Walter, 1845-1915 [Illustrator]
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 [Author]
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C. Kegan Paul & Co. [Publisher]
Early editions of Robert Louis Stevenson
DescriptionFull text versions of early editions of works by Robert Louis Stevenson. Includes 'Kidnapped', 'The Master of Ballantrae' and other well-known novels, as well as 'Prince Otto', 'Dynamiter' and 'St Ives'. Also early British and American book editions, serialisations of novels in newspapers and literary magazines, and essays by Stevenson.
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