He acknowledged various literary forebears, from ballantyne to Defoe, in the creation of what became Treasure Island.
Mr. ballantyne's book will not fail to delight boys, for it is full of deeds of daring and of 'hairbreadth escapes.'
"And don't come down this way from Mulliner's," added the careful ballantyne.
ballantyne pointed to Nell Lawson, who now stood and leant against a tree for support.
Some one came to Mrs. ballantyne and said that it was just about a owre wi Davie noo.
The whole scene, with Mowbray's “You having been such as you own yourself,” was made unintelligible by ballantyne's objection.
Miss ballantyne says that he was not ill-tempered, but on the contrary, kind, especially to children.
There was no power of final rejection in ballantyne's blue pencil.
His first teacher was Mr ballantyne of Kelso, a man somewhat celebrated in his vocation.
The firm is now known as ballantyne, Hanson and Co., and admirably sustains its old traditions.