Robert Louis Stevenson

Edinburgh / Scotland
Robert Louis Stevenson
Edinburgh / Scotland
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Envoy For "A Child's Garden Of Verses"

Rating: 3.1
WHETHER upon the garden seat
You lounge with your uplifted feet
Under the May's whole Heaven of blue;
Or whether on the sofa you,
No grown up person being by,
Do some soft corner occupy;
Take you this volume in your hands
And enter into other lands,
For lo! (as children feign) suppose
You, hunting in the garden rows,
Or in the lumbered attic, or
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Susan Williams 31 March 2016
Perfect truth. So many adults today have benefited for their youthful time spent inside the pages of his garden of verses. He opens their kingdoms to all sorts of events and people and magic and the effect of this goes with them as they grow up.
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Sue J Ashdown 22 March 2005
I am so pleased that I lingered in 'The Childs Garden of Verses' when I was little. My copy still has front row position on the bookshelf and is constantly reread.
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