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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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The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 2

Sir Graham Balfour - 1901
...— 7or fourteen years I have not had a day's real i; I have wakened sick and gone Jo bed weary; I and I have done my work unflinchingly. I have written in bed, and written out of it, written in hemor; rhages, written in sickness, written torn by coughing, i written when my head swam for weakness...
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The Overland Monthly

California - 1902
...years," 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;...wakened sick and gone to bed weary; and I have done my day unflinchingly. I have written in bed and written out of it, written in hemorrhages, written in...
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 32

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Sheppard Dashiell, Harlan Logan - American periodicals - 1902
...art, of scholarship and science. " I have done my work unflinchingly," wrote Stevenson to Meredith. " 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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Stevensoniana

Sir John Alexander Hammerton - 1903 - 350 pages
...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...wakened sick and gone to bed weary ; and I have done my day unflinchingly. I have written in bed and written out of it ; written in haemorrhages, written in...
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Stevensoniana

Sir John Alexander Hammerton - 1903 - 350 pages
...have not had a day's real health ; I have wakened sick and gone to bed weary ; and I have done my day unflinchingly. I have written in bed and written out of it; written in haemorrhages, written in sickness, written torn by coughing, written when my head swam for weakness...
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Selections (mainly Autobiographical) from Nineteenth Century Prose: With Notes

John William Cunliffe - English literature - 1904 - 322 pages
...spite of continued illness, did some of his best literary work. The year before his death he wrote : " For fourteen years I have not had a day's real health...hemorrhages, written in sickness, written torn by coughing, written when my hand swam for weakness ; and for so long, it seems to me I have won my wager and recovered...
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The Secret Life: Being the Book of a Heretic

Elizabeth Bisland - 1906 - 313 pages
...with death daily. An extract from one of his private letters, written shortly before the end, says: "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 Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 10

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1906
...is bringing their grey hairs with sorrow to the dust. I do not know — I mean I do know one thing. 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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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...; 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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The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson to His Family and Friends, Volume 2

Robert Louis Stevenson - Authors, Scottish - 1907
...is bringing their grey hairs with sorrow to the dust. I do not know — I mean I .do know one thing. 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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