Sketches, Criticisms, Etc Robert Louis Stevenson

ISBN: 9781330106426

Published: August 9th 2015

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Sketches, Criticisms, Etc  by  Robert Louis Stevenson

Sketches, Criticisms, Etc by Robert Louis Stevenson
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Excerpt from Sketches, Criticisms, EtcMy companion enjoyed a cheap reputation for wit and insight He was by habit and repute a satirist. If he did occasionally condemn anything or anybody who richly deserved it, and whose demerits had hithertoMoreExcerpt from Sketches, Criticisms, EtcMy companion enjoyed a cheap reputation for wit and insight He was by habit and repute a satirist. If he did occasionally condemn anything or anybody who richly deserved it, and whose demerits had hitherto escaped, it was simply because he condemned everything and everybody. While I was with him he disposed of St.

Paul with an epigram, shook my reverence for Shakespeare in a neat antithesis, and fell foul of the Almighty himself, on the score of one or two out of the ten commandments. Nothing escaped his blighting censure. At every sentence he overthrew an idol, or lowered my estimation of a friend. I saw everything with new eyes, and could only marvel at my former blindness. How was it possible that I had not before observed As false hair, Bs selfishness, or Cs boorish manners?About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

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