OLIVE SCHREINER,AUTHOR'S EDITION
BOSTON ROBERTS BROTHERS1898
PRESSWORK BY JOHN WILSON AND SON, UNIVERSITY PRESS.
TO A SMALL GIRL-CHILD, WHO MAY LIVE TO GRASP SOMEWHAT OF THAT WHICH FOR US IS YET SIGHT, NOT TOUCH.
THESE Dreams are printed in the order in which they were written.
In the case of two there was a lapse of some years between the writing of the first and the last parts; these are placed according to the date of the first part.
OLIVE SCHREINER.MATJESFONTEIN, CAPE COLONY, SOUTH AFRICA November, 1890
- I. THE LOST JOY 11
- II. THE HUNTER (From “The Story of of an African Farm”23
- III. THE GARDENS OF PLEASURE 51
- IV. IN A FAR-OFF WORLD 57
- V. THREE DREAMS IN A DESERT 65
- VI. A DREAM OF WILD BEES (Written as a letter to a friend) 87
- VII. IN A RUINED CHAPEL 97
- VIII. LIFE'S GIFTS 113
- IX. THE ARTIST'S SECRET 117
- X. I THOUGHT I STOOD 123
- XI. THE SUNLIGHT LAY ACROSS MY BED 131