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" We wore them buckled to the waist upon a cricket belt, and over them, such was the rigour of the game, a buttoned top-coat. They smelled noisomely of blistered tin ; they never burned aright, though they would always burn our fingers... "
The Faith of Robert Louis Stevenson - Page 247
by John Kelman - 1903 - 301 pages
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 3

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Dashiell, Harlan Logan - American periodicals - 1888
...luminary. We wore them buckled to the waist upon a cricket belt, and over them, such was the rigor of the game, a buttoned top-coat. They smelled noisomely...bull's-eye under his top-coat asked for nothing more. The fishermen used lanterns about their boats, and it was from them, I suppose, that we had got the...
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 3

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Dashiell, Harlan Logan - American periodicals - 1888
...luminary. We wore them buckled to the waist upon a cricket belt, and over them, such was the rigor of the game, a buttoned top-coat. They smelled noisomely of blistered tin ; the y never burned aright, though they would always burn our fingers ; their use was naught ; the...
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Across the Plains: With Other Memories and Essays

Robert Louis Stevenson - Great Plains - 1892 - 286 pages
...windows with our particular brand of luminary. We wore them buckled to the waist upon a cricket belt, and over them, such was the rigour of the game, a...bull's-eye under his top-coat asked for nothing more. The fishermen used lanterns about their boats, and it was from them, I suppose, that we had got the...
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 15

Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne, Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson, William Ernest Henley - 1895
...windows with our particular brand of luminary. We wore them buckled to the waist upon a cricket belt, and over them, such was the rigour of the game, a...bull's-eye under his top-coat asked for nothing more. The fishermen used lanterns about their boats, and it was from them, I suppose, that we had got the...
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 15

Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne, Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson, William Ernest Henley - 1895
...windows with our particular brand of luminary. We wore them buckled to the waist upon a cricket belt, and over them, such was the rigour of the game, a...bull's-eye under his top-coat asked for nothing more. The fishermen used lanterns about their boats, and it was from them, I suppose, that we had got the...
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Works, Volume 10

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1895
...luminary. We wore them buckled to the waist upon a cricket belt, and over them, such was the rigor of the game, a buttoned top-coat. They smelled noisomely...though they would always burn our fingers; their use as naught; the pleasure of them merely fanciful; and yet a boy with a bull's-eye under his top-coat...
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An inland voyage; Travels with a donkey; The amateur emigrant; The Silverado ...

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1895
...luminary. We wore them buckled to the waist upon a cricket belt, and over them, such was the rigor of the game, a buttoned top-coat. They smelled noisomely...though they would always burn our fingers; their use as naught; the pleasure of them merely fanciful; and yet a boy with a bull's-eye under his top-coat...
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Across the Plains: With Other Memories and Essays

Robert Louis Stevenson - Monterey (Calif.) - 1897 - 317 pages
...windows with our particular brand of luminary. We wore them buckled to the waist upon a cricket belt, and over them, such was the rigour of the game, a...; the pleasure of them merely fanciful ; and yet a hoy with a bull's-eye under his top-coat asked for nothing more. The fishermen used lanterns about...
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The Stevenson Reader: Selected Passages from the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1898 - 261 pages
...windows with our particular brand of luminary. We wore them buckled to the waist upon a cricket belt, and over them, such was the rigour of the game, a...bull's-eye under his topcoat asked for nothing more. The fisherman used lanterns about their boats, and it was from them, I suppose, that we had got the...
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Talks to Teachers on Psychology: And to Students on Some of Life's Ideals

William James - College students - 1899 - 301 pages
...luminary. We wore them buckled to the waist upon a cricket belt, and over them, such was the rigor of the game, a buttoned top-coat. They smelled noisomely...bull's-eye under his top-coat asked for nothing more. The fishermen used lanterns about their boats, and it was from them, I suppose, that we had got the...
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