Tag: Robert Louis Stevenson

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One of my early childhood memories was going to bed in early summer with the windows open and hearing other children playing until it was very dark. Other than a complete set of World Book Encyclopedias, we had few children books, but one was Robert Louis Stevenson’s A Child’s Garden of Verses, with the cover […]

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Time for Bed

 

“But I don’t want to!” she cried petulantly, “It’s still day. See? The sun is still up!”

The litany of children with proper bedtimes in summer time. I can understand, as I was one of those children once upon a time, as were many of the Ricochetti I am sure. To go to bed to the sounds of… well… no one says it quite like Robert Louis Stevenson, now do they?

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Reformation Day is coming up at the end of October–like it does every year.  Like a good Protestant, I ought to be reading Martin Luther books or something.  Perhaps in this respect I am a lousy Protestant; I haven’t even touched Calvin’s Institutes in years, and I sure ain’t gonna finish it by this Reformation Day.  But I have begun early […]

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