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24 A 71 Inland Voyage.
land we should find the same." (I cordially
hope they might.)
" En Angleterre, vcns employee des sliding-seats^
n' est-ce pas f ''
'' We are all employed in commerce during
the day ; but in the evening, voyez vous, nous
sonimes serieiixr
These were the words. They were all em-
ployed over the frivolous mercantile concerns of
Belginni during the day ; but in the evening
they found some hours for the serious concerns
of life. I may have a wrong idea of wisdom,
but I think that was a very wise remark.
People connected with literature and philosophy
are busy all their days in getting rid of second-
hand notions and false standards. It is their
profession, in the sweat of their brows, by
dogged thinking, to recover their old fresh view
of life, and distinguish what they really and
originally like, from what they have only learned

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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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