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American Notes

By: Rudyard Kipling

...es by Rudyard Kipling A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication American Notes by Rudyard Kipling is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...ics Series Publication American Notes by Rudyard Kipling is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...in the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. American Notes by Rudyard Kipling, the Pennsylvania State University, Elect... ...He had already gained fame in India, where scores of cultured and critical people, after reading “Departmental Ditties,” “Plain Tales from the Hills,”... ...1; then a collection of verse, “Life’s Handicap, being stories of Mine Own People,” was published simultaneously in London and New York City; then fol... ...ruction. To this nucleus were added all the races of the Continent—French, Italian, Ger- man, and, of course, the Jew. The result you can see in the l... ... hatchet. Then the press roars about the brutal ferocity of the pagan. The Italian reconstructs his friend with a long knife. The press complains of t... ...oomen wore evening dress. The American does not consider little matters of descent, though by this time he ought to know all about “damnable heredity....

...Introduction: In an issue of the London World in April, 1890, there appeared the following paragraph: ?Two small rooms connected by a tiny hall afford sufficient space to contain Mr. Rudyard Kipling, the literary hero of the present hour, ?the man who...

...Contents At the Golden Gate ..................................................... 5 American Politics ....................................................... 18 American Salmon ...................................................... 29 The Yellowstone ........................................................ 3...

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Rewards and Fairies

By: Rudyard Kipling

...eries Publication Rewards and Fairies by Rudyard Kipling is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in... ...f those whom mor- tals call Fairies. Their proper name, of course, is ‘The People of the Hills’. This Puck, by means of the magic of Oak, Ash, and Tho... ...s and in the country about, they saw and talked to some rather interesting people. One of these, for instance, was a Knight of the Norman Conquest, an... ...will not call them), who are now at large and working more piracies in his American ocean, which the Pope gave him. (He and the Pope should guard it, ... ...he wells. He was a Frenchy—a bad enemy he was.’ ‘I had mine too. He was an Italian, called Benedetto. I met him first at Oxford on Magdalen T ower whe... ... did. Was he a Frenchy like?’ ‘No, a hectoring, hard-mouthed, long-sworded Italian builder, as vain as a peacock and as strong as a bull, but, mark yo... ...shore. None’ll hinder you. They’re all gone mad on these coasts—French and American together. ’Tisn’t my notion o’ war.” Pierre was an old King Louis ... ...r, and became one of my best and most refreshing friends. He was a Meon by descent, from the west edge of the kingdom; a scholar educated, curiously e...

Excerpt: Rewards and Fairies by Rudyard Kipling.

......................... 71 THE KNIFE AND THE NAKED CHALK .................................................................................. 72 The Run of the Downs ................................................................................................................................................ 72 The Knife and the Naked Chalk .....................................

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The Light That Failed

By: Rudyard Kipling

...IES PUBLICATION The Light That Failed by Rudyard Kipling is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e atom, choosing her words very deliberately, ‘I shall write to my lawyer- peoples and tell them that you are a very bad woman. Amomma is mine, mine, ... ...worse than you can ever beat me. If you beat me I shall write to my lawyer-peoples and tell them that you do not give me enough to eat. I am not afrai... ...’ said Dick; and he helped Maisie down the slope of the fort to the sea,—a descent that she was quite capable of cov- ering at full speed. Equally gra... ...evening. Mrs. Jennett prophesied an immediate judgment of Providence and a descent into Tophet later, but Dick walked in Para- dise and would not hear... ...ssly and cannot understand that inclination does not im- ply power; of the Americans, whose rasping voices in the hush of a hot afternoon strain tense... ...- demned passenger-ship turned into a cargo-boat and owned by a second-had Italian firm. She was a crazy basket. We were cut down to fifteen ton of co... ...gels in the half dark, and wondering whether the next minute would put the Italian captain’s knife between his shoulder-blades. And the go-fever which...

...nswered, without hesitation. ?Have you got the cartridges?? ?Yes; they?re in my pocket, but they are joggling horribly. Do pin-fire cartridges go off of their own accord?? ?Don?t know. Take the revolver, if you are afraid, and let me carry them.? ?I?m not afraid.? Maisie strode forward swiftly, a hand in her pocket and her chin in the air. Dick followed with a small pin-fi...

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Captains Courageous a Story of the Grand Banks

By: Rudyard Kipling

...Captains Courageous A Story of the Grand Banks by Rudyard Kipling A Penn State Electronic Classics Seri... ...Captains Courageous A Story of the Grand Banks by Rudyard Kipling A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Captains Coura... ...State Electronic Classics Series Publication Captains Courageous: A Story of the Grand Banks by Rudyard Kipling is a publication of the Pennsylvania ... ... into a credit to your country if you don’t take care.” “I know it. I’m an American-first, last, and all the time. I’ll show ‘em that when I strike Eu... ... you’re through. Hurry! Dad’ s waitin’.” Like many other unfortunate young people, Harvey had never in all his life received a direct order-never, at ... ...ry .” Harvey had a notion that the greater part of America was filled with people discussing and envying his father’ s dollars. “Mebbe I do, an’ mebbe... ...he strained cable, she pounced on it like a kitten, while the spray of her descent burst through the hawse-holes with the report of a gun. Shaking her... ...ted him as a brother. Then the trade began. They had tobacco, plenty of it-American, that had never paid duty to France. They wanted chocolate and cra... ...part; clear-eyed Nova Scotians, and men of the Maritime Provinces; French, Italians, Swedes, and Danes, with outside crews of coasting schooners; and ...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. The weather door of the smoking-room had been left open to the North Atlantic fog, as the big liner rolled and lifted, whistling to warn the fishing- fleet....

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