The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson by Robert Louis Stevenson:|
of them for seeing you already.
Hoskyn is staying with us.
It is raining dismally. The Curacoa track is hardly passable, but
it must be trod to-morrow by the degenerate feet of their successor
the Wallaroos. I think it a very good account of these last that
we don't think them either deformed or habitual criminals - they
seem to be a kindly lot.
The doctor will give you all the gossip. I have preferred in this
letter to stick to the strictly solid and necessary. With kind
messages from all in the house to all in the wardroom, all in the
gunroom, and (may we dare to breathe it) to him who walks abaft,