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"I must tell you about my way of life, which is regular to a degree. Breakfast 8.30; during breakfast and my smoke afterwards until ten, when I begin work, I read Reformation: from ten, I work until about a quarter to one; from one until two, I lunch and read a book on Schopenhauer or one on Positivism; two to three work, three to six anything; if I am in before six, I read about Japan; six dinner and a pipe with my father and coffee until 7.30; 7.30 to 9.30, work; after that either supper and a pipe at home, or out to Simpson?s or Baxter?s: bed between eleven and twelve."

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RLS refers here to his reading of unspecified texts on the Reformation, Schopenhauer, Positivism and Japan. This purposeful cultural activity, explicitly considered by him as distinct from the carefully timed ?work? category (presumably writing and possibly studying law), would seem to be aimed at furthering his literary career by enriching his knowledge of religious history, contemporary philosophy and art. The index to Vol. 2 implies that ?to Simpson?s or Baxter?s? refers to visits to RLS?s friends Sir Walter Grindlay Simpson and Charles Baxter.

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RLS refers here to his reading of unspecified texts on the Reformation, Schopenhauer, Positivism and Japan. This purposeful cultural activity, explicitly considered by him as distinct from the carefully timed ?work? category (presumably writing and possibly studying law), would seem to be aimed at furthering his literary career by enriching his knowledge of religious history, contemporary philosophy and art. The index to Vol. 2 implies that ?to Simpson?s or Baxter?s? refers to visits to RLS?s friends Sir Walter Grindlay Simpson and Charles Baxter.

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