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Island Nights Entertainments - Robert Louis Stevenson

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Island Nights' Entertainments - Robert Louis Stevenson. 

Contents:
    The Beach of Falesa
        A south sea bridal
        The Ban
        The Missionary
        Devil-work
        Night in the bush
    The Bottle Imp
    The Isle of voices



THE BEACH OF FALESA.

CHAPTER I. A SOUTH SEA BRIDAL.


I SAW that island first when it was neither night nor morning.  The 
moon was to the west, setting, but still broad and bright.  To the 
east, and right amidships of the dawn, which was all pink, the 
daystar sparkled like a diamond.  The land breeze blew in our 
faces, and smelt strong of wild lime and vanilla: other things 
besides, but these were the most plain; and the chill of it set me 
sneezing.  I should say I had been for years on a low island near 
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