1908 August Footnotes

[1] Virginibus Puerisque, (Latin: “Of Maidens and Youths”) collection of essays by Robert Louis Stevenson, published in 1881, most of which were first published in The Cornhill Magazine.

[2] Cragside is a Victorian country house near the town of Rothbury in Northumberland, England. It was the home of William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong, founder of the Armstrong Whitworth armaments firm.

[3] L’Ile Inconnue by Pierre de Coulevain (Jeanne Philomène Laperche). Published 1904.

[4] Cartington Castle is a ruinous, partly restored medieval English castle in the village of Cartington, 2 miles north-west of Rothbury in the county of Northumberland, England looking down on the River Coquet.

[5] George Harley, F. R. S.; the Life of a London Physician by Mrs. Alec Tweedie (Ethel Brilliana (Harley)). Published 1899.

[6] Purtud, Val d’Aosta – Courmayeur – (Northern Italy) Dorothy was travelling with artist John Singer Sargent.

[7] Moth and Rust; Together with Geoffrey’s Wife and The Pitfall by Mary Cholmondeley. Published 1902.

[8] Diplomat is a solitaire card game which is played using two decks of playing cards shuffled together.

[9] Russian Solitaire is another solitaire card game which is very similar in layout and gameplay to Yukon. Its difference from Yukon is that building is by suit.

[10] The Playground of Europe by Leslie Stephen – published 1871.

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