The Works of Rudyard Kipling, Volumen1

Doubleday & McClure, 1899

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Página 238 - T'HE SON of GOD goes forth to war, A kingly crown to gain, His blood-red banner streams afar ; Who follows in His train? Who best can drink His cup of woe, Triumphant over pain, Who patient bears his cross below, He follows in His train.
Página 253 - BAA BAA, BLACK SHEEP. BAA Baa, Black Sheep, Have you any wool ? Yes, Sir, yes, Sir, three bags full.
Página 290 - Where the word of a king is, there is power: and who may say unto him, What doest thou?
Página 340 - Some talk of Alexander, And some of Hercules ; Of Hector and Lysander, And such great names as these...
Página 209 - Carnehan," he cried, as the second camel passed me. Carnehan leaned down and shook hands. Then the camels passed away along the dusty road, and I was left alone to wonder. My eye could detect no failure in the disguises. The scene in the Serai attested that they were complete to the native mind.
Página 31 - They rang the sailor lads to guide From roofe to roofe who fearless rowed; And I, — my sonne was at my side, And yet the ruddy beacon glowed : And yet he moaned beneath his breath, 'O come in life, or come in death!
Página 136 - Singing and murmuring in her feastful mirth, Joying to feel herself alive, Lord over Nature, Lord of the visible earth, Lord of the senses five ; Communing with herself : ' All these are mine, And let the world have peace or wars, Tis one to me.
Página 196 - Did he say that I was to give you anything? 'Cause I won't." "He didn't," I said, and dropped away and watched the red lights die out in the dark. It was horribly cold because the wind was blowing off the sands. I climbed into my own train — not an Intermediate Carriage this time — and went to sleep. If the man with the beard had given me a rupee I should have kept it as a memento of a rather curious affair. But the consciousness of having done my duty was my only reward. Later on I reflected...
Página 215 - Yes,' very haughty, and eats it slow. That was how we came to our first village, without any trouble, just as though we had tumbled from the skies. But we tumbled from one of those damned rope-bridges, you see, and you couldn't expect a man to laugh much after that.
Página 30 - SWEET, thou hast trod on a heart. Pass ; there's a world full of men ; And women as fair as thou art Must do such things now and then. Thou only hast stepped unaware, — Malice, not one can impute ; And why should a heart have been there In the way of a fair woman's foot...

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