Rudyard Kipling Quotes









Once there was The People - Terror gave it birth Once there was The People, and it made a hell of earth Earth arose and crushed it. Listen, oh, ye slain Once there was The People - it shall never be again






I kep six honest serving-men (They taught me all I knew) Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who.




Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told anyone how I was being treated. Children tell little more than animals, for what comes to them they accept as eternally established.



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A Schwartz: "Pink Dominoes" in your transcription is missing the last stanza, which contains the punchline! (Sir Julian bribes him to silence by giving him a job.)

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Three men I saw beside a bar,
Regarding o'er their bottle,
A frog who smoked a rank cigar
They'd jammed within its throttle.

A Pasha frog it must have been
So big it as and bloated;
And from its lips the nicotine
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