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My heart and all my interest are with the dweller, that ancient of days and day-old infant, man

The paper referred to in this letter is one which William Archer wrote over his own signature (‘RLS: His Style and his Thought’) in the November number of Time, a magazine already extinct at the time of Colvin’s edition of … Continue reading

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I am so accustomed to hear nonsense spoken about all the arts

[For correct and critical edition of this letter, see Mehew 5, 1359.] To Henry Arthur Jones [Colvin 1911, 2, p. 261] Bonallie Towers, Bournemouth, Dec. 30, 1884 Dear Sir, I am so accustomed to hear nonsense spoken about all the … Continue reading

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It was a logomachy of my making

The Stevensons arrived at Braemar, Aberdeenshire, on August 2nd, 1881. Alexander Hay Japp (1837-1905), Scottish author, journalist and publisher, was known for some time under his pseudonym H.A. Page, and later as a biographer of De Quincey. In 1877 he … Continue reading

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