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" For fourteen years I have not had a day's real health ; I have wakened sick and gone to bed weary ; and I have done my work unflinchingly. I have written in bed, and written out of it, written in hemorrhages, written in sickness, written torn by coughing,... "
The Anglo-American Magazine - Page 285
1901
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New Outlook, Volume 67

1901
...light : " For fourteen years," wrote Stevenson the year before his death, " I have not had a day s real health ; I have wakened sick and gone to bed...hemorrhages, written in sickness, written torn by coughing, written when my head swam for weakness; and for so long, it seems to me I have won my wager and recovered...
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St. Nicholas

Mary Mapes Dodge - Children's literature - 1906
...twitter in the chimney, But I go forever and come again no more. And in a letter to a friend he wrote : For fourteen years I have not had a day's real health...written out of it, written in hemorrhages, written when my head swam for weakness, and for so long it seems to me I have won my wager. The Powers have...
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson: Letters to his family and ...

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1899
...fourteen years I have LIFE IN SAMOA not had a day's real health; I have wakened sick and '893 JtL"TA ^ gone to bed weary; and I have done my work unflinchingly....hemorrhages, written in sickness, written torn by coughing, written when my head swam for weakness; and for so long, it seems to me I have won my wager and recovered...
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 24

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1899
...health; I have wakened sick and 1893 gone to bed weary; and I have done my work unflinch- Mr' 4;} ingly. I have written in bed, and written out of it, written...hemorrhages, written in sickness, written torn by coughing, written when my head swam for weakness; and for so long, it seems to me I have won my wager and recovered...
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The Living Age, Volume 229

1901
...touching bit of confidence, written to Mr. Meredith in 1893, the year before Stevenson's death:— For fourteen years I have not had a day's real health;...hemorrhages, written In sickness, written torn by coughing, written wlien my head swam for weakness; and for so long, It seems to me I have won my wager and recovered...
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The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 2

Sir Graham Balfour - 1901
...and of the conditions under which most of it was done he wrote to Mr. George Meredith in i893: — " For fourteen years I have not had a day's real health;...hemorrhages, written in sickness, written torn by coughing, written when my head swam for weakness ; and for so long, it seems to me I have won my wager and recovered...
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson: The life of Robert Louis ...

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1901
...of the conditions under which most of it was done he wrote to Mr. George Meredith in 1 893 : — " For fourteen years I have not had a day's real health;...hemorrhages, written in sickness, written torn by coughing, written when my head swam for weakness; and for so long, it seems to me I have won my wager and recovered...
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 26

Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne, Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson, William Ernest Henley - 1901
...and of the conditions under which most of it was done he wrote to Mr. George Meredith in 1893: — " For fourteen years I have not had a day's real health...hemorrhages, written in sickness, written torn by coughing, written when my head swam for weakness ; and for so long, it seems to me I have won my wager and recovered...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 170

Scotland - 1901
...have finally broken down in 1879. Thenceforth, he himself writes to Mr Meredith, in 1893, he had not a day's real health : "I have wakened sick and gone...done my work unflinchingly. I have written in bed," he adds, "and written out of it, written in hemorrhages, written in sickness, written torn by coughing,...
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The Writer, Volume 14

Authorship - 1901
...well set forth in a letter written by him from Samoa in 1893 to George Meredith, in which he says: "For fourteen years I have not had a day's real health ; I have wakened sick and gone to bed weary; and 1 have done my work unflinchingly. I have written in bed and written out of it, written in hemorrhages,...
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