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SELECTED WRITINGS
OF WILLIAM SHARP

UNIFORM EDITION
ARRANGED BY
MRS. WILLIAM SHARP
VOLUME IV

LITERARY GEOGRAPHY
AND TRAVEL-SKETCHES
BY WILLIAM SHARP

SELECTED AND
ARRANGED BY
MRS.WILLIAM SHARP

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NEW YORK
DUFFIELD & COMPANY
1912

TO
GEORGE R. HALKETT

MY DEAR HALKETT

More years ago than either of us cares to recall, we were both, in the same dismal autumn for us,  sent wandering from our native land in Scotland to the ends of the earth.   I remember that each commiserated the other because of   that  doctor's doom  in  which  we both,  being young and foolish,  believed.   Since then we have sailed many seas and traversed many lands, and I, at least, have the wayfaring fever too strong upon me ever to be cured now.  At times,  however,  one not only returns to one's own country,   but to the familiar lands of  Literary Geography,  where,  since we were boys,  we have so often fared with never-failing gladness and content. Some of these wayfarings, set in the steadfastness of print, are now chronicled in this book; and to whom better could I dedicate it than to you, who are at once editorially its godfather and the old-time and valued friend of

THE AUTHOR

 

CONTENTS

PART I

THE COUNTRY OF STEVENSON
THE COUNTRY OF GEORGE MEREDITH
AYLWIN-LAND: WALES AND EAST ANGLIA
THE COUNTRY OF CARLYLE
THE COUNTRY OF GEORGE ELIOT
THACKERAY-LAND
THE BRONTĖ COUNTRY
THE THAMES FROM OXFORD TO THE NORE
THE LAKE OF GENEVA

PART II

THREE TRAVEL-SKETCHES
THROUGH NELSON'S DUCHY
THE LAND OF THEOCRITUS
ROME IN AFRICA

BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

 

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