Daily Archives: August 2, 2014

Passed!

RLS passed his Final Examination for the Scottish Bar, July 1875. [Dots between square brackets indicate cuts made by Sidney Colvin. For full, correct and critical edition of this letter, see Mehew 2, 405].  To Fanny Sitwell [Colvin 1912, p. … Continue reading

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I am at least a skilful accoucheur

Only nine of the second series of Henley’s Hospital Poems have been published. ‘Spring Sorrow’ eventually became ‘Pastoral’, in 1888. RLS was writing an entry for the Enciclopædia Britannica about Pierre-Jean de Béranger (1780-1857), a French poet and chansonnier very … Continue reading

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