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26 An Inland Voyage.
of the station to which he has been called.
He may be a man, in short, acting on his own
instincts, keeping in his own shape that God
made him in ; and not a mere crank in the
social engine house, welded on principles that
he does not understand, and for purposes that
he does not care for.
For v/ill anyone dare to tell me that business
is more entertaining than fooling among boats ?
He must have never seen a boat, or never seen
an office, who says so. And for certain the one
is a great deal better for the health. There
should be nothing so much a man's business as
his amusements. Nothing but money-grubbing
can be put forward to the contrary ; no one
Mammon, the least erected spirit that fell
From Heaven,
durst risk a word in answer. It is but a lying
cant that would represent the merchant and the

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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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