Daily Archives: June 6, 2016

The Liner She’s a Lady – Rudyard Kipling

The Liner she’s a lady, an’ she never looks nor ‘eeds – -The Man-o’-War’s ‘er ‘usband, an’ ‘e gives ‘er all she needs; But, oh, the little cargo-boats, that sail the wet seas roun’, They’re just the same as you … Continue reading

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The Lesson – Rudyard Kipling

1899-1902 — Boer War Let us admit it fairly, as a business people should, We have had no end of a lesson: it will do us no end of good. Not on a single issue, or in one direction or … Continue reading

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The Old Issue – Rudyard Kipling

October 9, 1899 — Outbreak of Boer War Here is nothing new nor aught unproven,” say the Trumpets, “Many feet have worn it and the road is old indeed. “It is the King–the King we schooled aforetime! ” (Trumpets in … Continue reading

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The Nursing Sister – Rudyard Kipling

Maternity Hospital Our sister sayeth such and such, And we must bow to her behests. Our sister toileth overmuch, Our little maid that hath no breasts. A field untilled, a web unwove, A flower withheld from sun or bee, An … Continue reading

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