« Recessional » is a poem by Rudyard Kipling. It was composed for Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee, in 1897.
#1 He was named after the Rudyard Lake in England. Born on 30th December 1865 in Bombay in British India, Rudyard Kipling was the first child of John Lockwood Kipling and his wife Alice.His father John was an art teacher, illustrator and museum curator who spent most of his career in India.
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[Oct 18 2009] Publication history The Times, 4 February 1899; Literature, 4 February 1899; New York Tribune, 5 February 1899; San Francisco Examiner 5 February 1899; the New York Sun 5 February 1899; Daily Mail, 6 February 1899; McClure’s Magazine, February 1899; in a small pamphlet of the Anti-Imperialist League from The Boston Evening Transcript, 18 February 1899.
« Mandalay » is a poem by Rudyard Kipling, written and published in 1890, and first collected in Barrack-Room Ballads, and Other Verses in 1892. The poem is set in colonial Burma, then part of British India.The protagonist is a Cockney working-class soldier, back in grey restrictive London, recalling the time he felt free and had a Burmese girlfriend, now unattainably far away.
Some of Kipling’s stories This is a list of tales mainly set in India in the 1880s and 90s, in the South African War of 1899-1902, and in the Great War of 1914-1918.
HOW THE WHALE GOT HIS THROAT IN the sea, once upon a time, O my Best Beloved, there was a Whale, and he ate fishes. He ate the starfish and the garfish, and the crab and the dab, and the plaice and the dace, and the skate and his mate, and the mackereel …
For fans of all ages, legendary British writer Rudyard Kipling’s complete collection of enchanting fables set in India—the basis of the beloved animated Disney film and a modern cinematic retelling from director Jon Favreau—now available in a deluxe four-color illustrated collectible edition.
Kipling’s Cat, Anne Cabot Wyman, Protean Press – This memoir of the author’s father, Jeffries Wyman (1901-1995), is also a tale of class, time, and many places-blueblood society in Boston in the early and mid 1900s and many exotic overseas locales.
THE SPIKE. It was late-afternoon. Forty-nine of us, forty-eight men and one woman, lay on the green waiting for the spike to open. We were too tired to talk much.
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King Louie is a supporting character from the 1967 Disney animated feature film, The Jungle Book. He is the obstreperous ruler of the Ancient Ruins with an affinity for swing music. Having grown tired of his simian lifestyle, Louie hopes to learn the secret of man’s « red flower » to fulfill his