Quotation by Robert Louis Stevenson

Trusty, dusky, vivid, true,
With eyes of gold and bramble-dew,
Steel-true and blade-straight
The great artificer
Made my mate.
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894), Scottish novelist, essayist, poet. My Wife, Songs of Travel (1896).

The lines "Steel-true, blade-straight" are inscribed on the gravestone of Arthur Conan Doyle, Hampshire, England.
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