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“I get some work done every day with a devil of a heave”

[Dots between square brackets indicate cuts made by Sidney Colvin. For full, correct and critical edition of this letter, see Mehew 6, 1957.] To W.E. Henley [Colvin 1911, 3, pp. 31-32] Saranac [c. 5 December 1887] My dear lad, I … Continue reading

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It will be finished some day, bar the big accident

  To a correspondent not personally known to RLS, who had by some means heard of the Great North Road project. RLS’s novel was published posthumous and unfinished (8 chap.) in the Illustrated London News, Christmas Supplement 1895 . [For … Continue reading

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