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October 20

FOR still the Lord is Lord of might;
In deeds, in deeds, he takes delight:
The plough, the spear, the laden barks,
The field, the founded city marks— 197 more words

Ralph Waldo Emerson

"By the seeds..."

Here’s a little microencouragement from us here at Central Florida Psychological Consultants, Inc! This quote reminds us to continue bettering ourselves each day, and to  remember that the meaningfulness of lives is not based on what we have, but rather, what we do with it. 18 more words


October 19

LITTLE and great is man:
Great if he will, or if he will
A pigmy still;
For what he will he can.
Christina Rossetti

HE who is silent is forgotten; he who abstains is taken at his word; he who does not advance falls back; he who stops is overwhelmed, distanced, crushed; he who ceases to grow greater becomes smaller; he who leaves off, gives up; the stationary condition is the beginning of the end—it is the terrible symptom which precedes death. 144 more words

Robert Louis Stevenson

Mystery Solved! Riddle of Writing Well in the First Person Revealed!

Irish Firebrands is my only finished novel, and it’s written in a limited third person point of view. In its sequel, work-in-progress Once Burnt, … 1,768 more words

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 .

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Reading with Rose: Treasure Island & The Weir of Hermiston

Books: Treasure Island

               The Weir of Hermiston

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson was born on November 13, 1850 in Edinburgh, Scotland. His prolific career produced some of the most enduring novels of the Victorian era. 462 more words