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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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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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Heroism: A Reading List for Boys and Girls ...

New York Public Library - Biography - 1914 - 63 pages
...Nelson.) Robert Louis Stevenson, 1850-1894 "For fourteen years I have not had a day's real health. 1 have wakened sick and gone to bed weary; and I have done my work unflinchingly... And the battle goes on — ill or well, is a trifle, so as it goes. I was made for a contest, and the...
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The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson

Sir Graham Balfour - 1915 - 451 pages
...twenty years, and of the conditions under which most of it was done he wrote to 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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Century Readings for a Course in English Literature, Volume 2

John William Cunliffe, James Francis Augustine Pyre, Karl Young - English literature - 1915 - 1143 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...unflinchingly. I have written in bed, and written out of_it, written in hemorrhages, written • in sickness, written torn by coughing, written when my "hand...
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The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson

Sir Graham Balfour - 1915 - 451 pages
...it was done he wrote to George y Meredith in 1893: /\ "For fourteen years I have not had a day's rea health; I have wakened sick and gone to bed weary and I have done my work unflinchingly. I have writ ten in bed, and written out of it, written in hemor rhages, written in sickness, written torn...
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Great Authors in Their Youth

Maude Morrison Frank - Authors - 1915 - 324 pages
...unwearying as his? Here is an extract from a letter written in one of the last years of his life: " I have written in bed, and written out of it, ... written in sickness, written torn by coughing, written when my head swam for weakness; and for so long, it seems...
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Robert Louis Stevenson: How to Know Him

Richard Ashley Rice - 1916 - 395 pages
...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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English Literature During the Last Half Century

John William Cunliffe - English literature - 1919 - 315 pages
...making it a source of interest to his readers. He wrote to Meredith the year before his death: — "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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Types of Elementary Teaching and Learning: Including Practical Technique and ...

Samuel Chester Parker - Education - 1923 - 585 pages
...Dease centered their attention upon the following paragraph written by him the year before he died : 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 23

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1923
...is bringing then* 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; I have waken308 ed sick and gone to bed weary; and I have done Age4S my work unflinchingly. I have written...
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