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Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes
     

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes

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by Robert Stevenson
 

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It will readily be conceived that I could not carry this huge package on my own, merely human, shoulders. It remained to choose a beast of burden. Now, a horse is a fine lady among animals, flighty, timid, delicate in eating, of tender health; he is too valuable and too restive to be left alone, so that you are chained to your brute as to a fellow galley-slave; a

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It will readily be conceived that I could not carry this huge package on my own, merely human, shoulders. It remained to choose a beast of burden. Now, a horse is a fine lady among animals, flighty, timid, delicate in eating, of tender health; he is too valuable and too restive to be left alone, so that you are chained to your brute as to a fellow galley-slave; a dangerous road puts him out of his wits; in short, he's an uncertain and exacting ally, and adds thirty-fold to the troubles of the voyager. What I required was something cheap and small and hardy, and of a stolid and peaceful temper; and all these requisites pointed to a donkey.

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ISBN-13:
9781480139237
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
10/18/2012
Pages:
110
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.23(d)

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Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A really interesting travelogue from Stevenson. This really held my attention, and kept me fascinated. Stevenson is a great writer.