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I was very glad to be back again in this dear place, and smell the wet forest in the morning

Having on the 14th of July 1875 passed with credit his examination for the Bar at Edinburgh, RLS thenceforth enjoyed whatever status and consideration attaches to the title of Advocate. But he made no serious attempt to practise, and by … Continue reading

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“I struck up a great friendship with them on the strength of the illustrations”

Another guest at Cockfield Rectory, Suffolk, is Mrs Frances Sitwell (1839-1924), an intimate friend to RLS’s cousin, Maud Babington. RLS fells in love with her, but she is in a relationship with Sidney Colvin (1845-1927), Slade Professor of Fine Arts … Continue reading

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