I woke before the morning, I was happy all the day,
I never said an ugly word, but smiled and stuck to play.
And now at last the sun is going down behind the wood, 83 more words
In 1881, Robert Louis Stevenson published a memorable essay on the life of Samuel Pepys. Pepys was an administrator of England’s navy and Parliamentarian who was also famous for keeping a remarkable diary for a decade while relatively young. 106 more words
Mary Stewart’s My Brother Michael is the first place I heard of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Travels with a Donkey. It is a short travelogue of a journey Stevenson took in 1878 in the remote Cévennes area of southern France with only a donkey for company. 184 more words