Louis Stevenson State

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    Whenever the moon and stars are set,
    Whenever the wind is high,
    All night long in the dark and wet,
    A man goes riding by.
    —Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)

    Well, well, Henry James is pretty good, though he is of the nineteenth century, and that glaringly.
    —Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)

    Under the wide and starry sky,
    Dig the grave and let me lie.
    Glad did I live and gladly die,
    And I laid me down with a will.
    This be the verse you grave for me:
    Here he lies where he longed to be;
    Home is the sailor, home from sea.
    And the hunter home from the hill.
    —Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)

    Just across the Green from the post office is the county jail, seldom occupied except by some backwoodsman who has been intemperate; the courthouse is under the same roof. The dog warden usually basks in the sunlight near the harness store or the post office, his golden badge polished bright.
    —Administration for the State of Con, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)