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Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature


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Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Wealth I ask not, hope nor love,
  Nor a friend to know me;
All I ask: the heaven above
  And the road below me.
The Vagabond.

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
In winter I get up at night
And dress by yellow candle-light.
In summer, quite the other way,
I have to go to bed by day.
Bed in Summer.

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
The pleasant Land of Counterpane.
The Land of Counterpane.

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Youth now flees on feathered foot.
To Will H. Low.

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
The world is so full of a number of things,
I ’m sure we should all be as happy as kings.
Couplet.

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Under the wide and starry sky
Dig the grave and let me lie.
Glad did I live, and gladly die,
  And I laid me down with a will.


This be the verse you grave for me:
“Here he lies, where he longed to be;
Home is the s
Requiem (and Epitaph).

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
  The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
Virginibus Puerisque.

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
  Old and young we are all on our last cruise.
Crabbed Age and Youth.

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
  For God’s sake give me the young man who has brains enough to make a fool of himself.
Crabbed Age and Youth.

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
  Youth is wholly experimental.
A Letter to a young Gentleman.

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
  Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.
Prince Otto.

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Let any man speak long enough, he will get believers.
The Master of Ballantrae.



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