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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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Comradeship in sorrow: thoughts for the bereaved

James Stark - Bereavement - 1907 - 191 pages
...spirit : " For fourteen years I have not had a day's health. I have wakened sick and gone to bed weary : I have done my work unflinchingly. I have written in bed and written out of it : written torn with coughing, written when my head swam for sickness ; few are the days I am not in some physical...
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The Medical Bulletin: A Monthly Journal of Medicine and Surgery, Volume 24

Medicine - 1902
...George Meredith, the English author, that for years he had not had a day's real health. "I have awakened sick and gone to bed weary, and I have done my work imflinchingly. I have written in bed and written out of it, written in haemorrhages, written in sickness,...
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The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 4

Robert Louis Stevenson - Authors, Scottish - 1911
...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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John Warwick Daniel (late a Senator from Virginia) Memorial Addresses ...

United States. Congress - 1911 - 158 pages
...torments. Maj. DANIEL might have said, as a greater genius did say in pathetic reference to himself : " For years I have not had a day's real health. I have wakened...bed weary; and I have done my work unflinchingly." That work to-day is a priceless treasure of this generation. Unflinchingly. Ah! That is the word. Unflinchingly....
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The Book of Courage

William James Dawson - Courage - 1911 - 246 pages
...physical infirmities which might have dismayed the bravest. In a letter to George Meredith he says, "For fourteen years I have not had a day's real health. I have written in bed and written out of it ; written in haemorrhages, written in sickness, written torn by...
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Methodist Review, Volume 89

1907
...less courage and persistence would have made any kind of work impossible. He writes thus to a friend : "For fourteen years I have not had a day's real health. I have written in bed and written out of it, written in hemorrhages, written in sickness, written torn by...
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College Sermons

Langdon Cheeves Stewardson - Sermons - 1913 - 332 pages
...south seas he never gave up the task on which his heart was set. In 1893 he wrote to George Meredith, "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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Halleck's New English Literature

Reuben Post Halleck - English literature - 1913 - 647 pages
...buried on the summit of a Samoan mountain near his home. In 1 893 he wrote to George Meredith : — " In fourteen years I have not had a day's real health...written in bed, and written out of it, written in sickness, written torn by coughing, written when my head swam for weakness ..." Many have found in...
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Halleck's New English Literature

Reuben Post Halleck - English literature - 1913 - 647 pages
...buried on the summit of a Samoan mountain near his home. In 1893 he wrote to George Meredith: — "In fourteen years I have not had a day's real health;...written in bed, and written out of it, written in sickness, written torn by coughing, written when my head swam for weakness ..." " If I have faltered...
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More Than Conquerors

Ariadne Gilbert - Biography - 1914 - 423 pages
...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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