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Rudyard Kipling

Traffics and Discoveries

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The thranite now and thalamite are pressures low and high, And where three hundred blades bit white the twin-propellers ply: The God that hailed, the keel that sailed, are changed beyond recall, But the robust and brass-bound man he is not changed at all!

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Under the Deodars

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The shot went home. Of a surety Otis Yeere was somebody in this bewildering whirl of Simla had monopolised the nicest woman in it, and the Punjabis were growling. The notion justified a mild glow of vanity.

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An Almanac of Twelve Sports

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The Pope of Rome he could not win From pleasant meat and pleasant sin These who, in honour's hope, endure Lean days and lives enforced pure. These who, replying not, submit Unto the curses of the Pit Which he that rides (O greater shame!) Flings forth by number not by name.. Could Triple Crown or Jesuit's oath Do what yon shuffle-stocking doth?

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Barrack-Room Ballads

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The Barrack-Room Ballads, and Other Verses are a set of martial songs and poems by Rudyard Kipling originally published in two parts: the first set in 1892, the second in 1896. Many have become classic military ditties and are still well known, particularly "Gunga Din", "Tommy" and "Danny Deever".

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A Diversity of Creatures

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The beams of light leaped down again, and danced, solemnly and awfully, a stilt-dance, sweeping thirty or forty miles left and right at each stiff-legged kick, while the darkness delivered itself--there is no scale to measure against that utterance--of the tune to which they kept time. Certain notes--one learnt to expect them.

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The Phantom Rickshaw

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The Phantom Rickshaw is written by Rudyard Kipling. One of the few advantages that India has over England is a great Knowability. After five years' service a man is directly or indirectly acquainted with the two or three hundred Civilians in his Province, all the Messes of ten or twelve Regiments and Batteries, and some fifteen hundred other people of the non-official caste.

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The Bridge-Builders

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The Bridge-Builders is written by Rudyard Kipling. The little cluster of huts where he and his gang lived centred round the tattered dwelling of a sea-priest - one who had never set foot on black water, but had been chosen as ghostly counsellor by two generations of sea-rovers all unaffected by port missions or those creeds which are thrust upon sailors by agencies along Thames bank.

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The Eyes of Asia

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The Eyes of Asia is written by Rudyard Kipling. A series of letters purporting to be written by an East Indian officer, wounded in France, to his relatives at home.

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With The Night Mail

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With The Night Mail is written by Rudyard Kipling. Together with extracts from the contemporary magazine in which it appeared.

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The Second Jungle Book

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The Second Jungle Book is written by Rudyard Kipling. Further adventures of Mowgli and the animals of the author's Jungle Book.

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