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Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling

1865 - 1936Joseph Rudyard Kipling was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He was born in India, which inspired much of his work. Kipling's works of fiction include The Jungle Book (1894), Kim (1901), and many short stories, including "The Man Who Would Be King" (1888). His poems include "Mandalay" (1890), "Gunga Din" (1890), "The Gods of the Copybook Headings" (1919), "The White Man's Burden: The United States and the Philippine Islands" (1899), and "If" (1910). He is seen as an innovator in the art of the short story. His children's books are classics; one critic noted "a versatile and luminous narrative gift.Read more on Wikipedia


Glossary of terms in poetry by Rudyard Kipling
"Birds Of Prey" March
A Ballad Of Jakkko Hill
A Ballade Of Burial
A Bank Fraud
A Boy Scouts' Patrol Song
A British-Roman Song
A Carol
A Charm
A Child's Garden
A Code Of Morals
A Counting-Out Song
A Dead Statesman
A Death-Bed
A Dedication
A Dedication To Soldiers Three
A Departure
A General Summary
A Legend Of The Foreign Office
A Legend Of Truth
A Lover's Journey
A Nativity
A Pageant Of Elizabeth
A Pict Song
A Pilgrim's Way
A Preface
A Recantation
A Rector's Memory
A Ripple Song
A School Song
A Servant When He Reigneth
A Smuggler's Song
A Song At Cock-Crow
A Song In Storm
A Song In The Desert
A Song Of Bananas (Brazilian Verses)
A Song Of French Roads
A Song Of Kabir
A Song Of The English
A Song Of The White Men
A Song Of Travel
A Song To Mithras
A St. Helena Lullaby
A Tale Of Two Cities
A Three-Part Song
A Translation
A Tree Song
A Truthful Song
Akbars Bridge
Alnaschar And The Oxen
An American
An Astrologer's Song
An Imperial Rescript
An Old Song
Anchor Song
Angutivaun Taina
Arithmetic On The Frontier
Army Headquarters
As The Bell Clinks
At His Execution
Ave Imperatrix!
Azrael's Count
Back To The Army Again
Ballad Of Fisher's Boarding-House
Banquet Night
Barrack-Room Ballads
Beast And Man In India
Before A Midnight Breaks In Storm
Big Steamers
Bill 'Awkins
Birds Of Prey March
Blue Roses
Bridge-Guard In The Karroo
Brookland Road
Brown Bess
Buddha At Kamakura
By The Hoof Of The Wild Goat
By Word Of Mouth
Cain And Abel
Carmen Circulare
Certain Maxims Of Hafiz
Chapter Headings
Chapter Headings - Just-So Stories
Chapter Headings - Kim
Chapter Headings - Lifes Handicap
Chapter Headings - Many Inventions
Chapter Headings - The Light That Failed
Chapter Headings - The Naulahka
Chartres Windows
Chils Song
Cholera Camp
Christmas In India
Cities And Thrones And Powers
Cold Iron
Common Form
Cuckoo Song
Cupid's Arrows
Danny Deever
Darzee's Chaunt
Death Of A Believer
Dedication From Barrack Room Ballads
Deep Sea Cables
Dinah In Heaven
Dirge of Dead Sisters
Divided Destinies
Eddi's Service
Edgehill Fight
England's Answer
Epitaphs Of The War
Et Dona Ferentes
Evarra And His Gods
Evil Land
False Dawn
Farewell And Adieu...
Follow Me 'ome
For All We Have And Are
For To Admire
Ford o' Kabul River
Frankie's Trade
From Lydens Irenius - Act III. Sc. II.
From The Masjid-Al-Aqsa Of Sayyid Ahmed (Wahabi
Gallio's Song
General Joubert
Gertrude's Prayer
Giffen's Debt
Gipsy Vans
Gods Of The East
Gows Watch : Act II. Scene 2.
Gows Watch : Act IV. Scene 4.
Gows Watch : Act V. scene 3
Gunga Din
Half-Ballade Of Waterval
Harp Song Of The Dane Women
Have You News Of My Boy Jack?
Helen All Alone
Heriot's Ford
His Apologies
His Wedded Wife
How Fear Came
How It All Began
How The Leopard Got His Spots
How The Rhinoceros Got His Skin
How The Whale Got His Throat
Hunting-Song Of The Seeonee Pack
Hymn Before Action
Hymn Of Breaking Strain
Hymn Of The Triumphant Airman
Hymn To Physical Pain
I Keep Six Honest..
In Error
In Springtime
In The House Of Suddhoo
In The Matter Of One Compass
In the Neolithic Age
James I
Jane's Marriage
Jobsons Amen
Jubal And Tubal Cain
Just So Stories
Kaas Hunting
Kaspars Song In Varda
King Henry VII And The Shipwrights
Kitchener's School
L'Envoi to "Life's Handicap"
La Nuit Blanche
Lady Geraldine's Hardship
Late Came The God
Letting In The Jungle
London Stone
Lord Roberts
Macdonough's Song
Many Inventions
Mary's Son
Mary, Pity Women!
McAndrew's Hymn
Merrow Down
Mine Sweepers
Morning Song In The Jungle
Mother o' Mine
Mowgli's Brothers
Mowgli's Song
Mowgli's Song Against People
Mulholland's Contract
My Boy Jack
My Father's Chair
My Lady's Law
My New-Cut Ashler
My Rival
MAndrews Hymn
Naamans Song
Natural Theology
Non Nobis Domine!
Norman And Saxon
Ode - Melbourne Shrine Of Remembrance
Old Fighting-Men
Old Mother Laidinwool
One Viceroy Resigns
Our Fathers Also
Our Fathers Of Old
Our Lady Of The Sackcloth
Our Lady Of The Snows
Outsong In The Jungle
Pagett, M.P.
Pan In Vermont
Parade-Song Of The Camp-Animals
Pharaoh And The Sergeant
Pink Dominoes
Poison Of Asps (A Brazilian Snake-Farm) (Brazilian Verses)
Poor Honest Men
Poseidon's Low
Prelude To Departmental Ditties And Other Verses
Private Ortheriss Song
Prophets At Home
Public Waste
Puck's Song
Red Dog
Rhodes Memorial, Table Mountain
Ride To Kandahar
Road-Song Of The Bandar-Log
Romulus and Remus
Route Marchin'
Russia To The Pacifists
Samuel Pepys
Seal Lullaby
Sestina Of The Tramp-Royal
Seven Watchmen
Shillin' A Day
Shiv And The Grasshopper
Sir Richard's Song
Soldier An' Sailor Too
Soldier, Soldier
Song Of Diego Valdez
Song Of Seventy Horses
Song Of The Dynamo (Brazilian Verses)
Song Of The Engines
Song Of The Fifth River
Song Of The Galley-Slaves
Song Of The Men's Side
Song Of The Mens Side
Song Of The Old Guard
Song Of The Red War-Boat
Song Of The Wise Children
Songs Of Seventy Horses
South Africa
Study Of An Elevation, In Indian Ink
Such As In Ships (Brazilian Verses)
Tarrant Moss
That Day
The "Mary Gloster"
The 'Eathen
The Absent-Minded Beggar
The Advertisement
The American Rebellion
The Answer
The Anvil
The Appeal
The Ballad Of 'Bolivar'
The Ballad Of Ahmed Shah
The Ballad Of Boh Da Thone
The Ballad Of East And West
The Ballad Of Fisher's Boarding-House
The Ballad Of Jakko Hill
The Ballad Of Minepit Shaw
The Ballad Of The "Bolivar"
The Ballad Of The "Clampherdown"
The Ballad Of The Cars
The Ballad Of The King's Jest
The Ballad Of The King's Mercy
The Ballad Of The Red Earl
The Bee-Boy's Song
The Bees And The Flies
The Beginner
The Beginning Of The Armadilloes
The Beginnings
The Bell Buoy
The Bells And Queen Victoria
The Benefactors
The Betrothed
The Birthright
The Bonfires
The Bother
The Braggart
The Broken Men
The Bronckhurst Divorce Case
The Burden
The Burial
The Camels Hump
The Captive
The Cat That Walked By Himself
The Centaurs
The Changelings
The Children
The Children's Song
The Choice (The American Spirit Speaks)
The City Of Brass
The City Of Sleep
The Clerks And The Bells
The Coastwise Lights
The Coiner
The Comforters
The Consolations Of Memory
The Conundrum Of The Workshops
The Conversion Of Aurelian McGoggin
The Covenant
The Crab That Played With The Sea
The Craftsman
The Cure
The Dawn Wind
The Day's Work
The Dead King
The Declaration Of London
The Decline Of The West
The Deep-Sea Cables
The Derelict
The Destroyers
The Disciple
The Dove of Dacca
The Dutch In The Medway
The Dying Chauffeur
The Dykes
The Egg-Shell
The English Flag
The English Way
The Exiles' Line
The Expert
The Explanation
The Explorer
The Fabulists
The Fairies' Siege
The Fall Of Jock Gillespie
The Feet Of The Young Men
The Female Of The Specie
The Files
The Fires
The First Chantey
The Flight
The Floods
The Flowers
The Four Angels
The Four Points
The French Wars
The Friends
The Galley-Slave
The Gift Of The Sea
The Gipsy Trail
The Glory Of The Garden
The Gods Of The Copybook Headings
The Grave Of The Hundred Head
The Greek National Anthem
The Heritage
The Holy War
The Hour Of The Angel
The Houses
The Hyaenas
The Hymn To Physical Pain
The Idiot Boy
The Instructor
The Inventor
The Irish Guards
The Islanders
The Jacket
The Jester
The Juggler's Song
The Jungle Books
The Junk And The Dhow
The Justice's Tale
The King
The King And The Sea
The King's Ankus
The King's Job
The King's Pilgrimage
The King's Task
The Kingdom
The Ladies
The Lament Of The Border Cattle Thief
The Land
The Landau
The Last Chantey
The Last Department
The Last Lap
The Last Ode
The Last Of The Light Brigade
The Last Rhyme Of True Thomas
The Last Suttee
The Law of the Jungle
The Legend Of Evil
The Legend Of Mirth
The Legend Of The Foreign Office
The Legends Of Evil
The Lesson
The Light That Failed
The Liner She's A Lady
The Long Trail
The Looking-Glass (A Country Dance)
The Lost Legion
The Love Song Of Har Dyal
The Lovers' Litany
The Lowestoft Boat
The Man Who Could Write
The Mare's Nest
The Married Man
The Mary Gloster
The Masque Of Plenty
The Master-Cook
The Men That Fought At Minden
The Merchantmen
The Miracle Of Purun Bhagat
The Miracles
The Moon Of Other Days
The Moral
The Morning Song Of The Jungle
The Mother's Son
The Mother-Lodge
The Native-Born
The Naulahka
The Necessitarian
The New Knighthood
The North Sea Patrol
The Nurses
The Nursing Sister
The Old Issue
The Old Men
The Oldest Song
The Only Son
The Open Door (Brazilian Verses)
The Other Man
The Outlaws
The Overland Mail
The Palace
The Parting Of The Columns
The Peace Of Dives
The Penalty
The Pirates In England
The Playmate
The Plea Of The Simla Dancers
The Portent
The Post That Fitted
The Power of the Dog
The Prairie
The Prayer
The Prayer Of Miriam Cohen
The Press
The Pro-Consuls
The Prodigal Son
The Progress Of The Spark
The Puzzler
The Queen Of Fairy Land
The Queen's Men
The Quesion
The Quest
The Rabbi's Song
The Recall
The Reeds Of Runnymede
The Reformers
The Return
The Return Of The Children
The Rhyme Of The Three Captains
The Rhyme Of The Three Sealers
The River's Tale
The Roman Centurion's Song
The Rout Of The White Hussars
The Rowers
The Run Of The Downs
The Runes Of Weland's Sword
The Runners
The Rupaiyat Of Omar Kal'vin
The Sack Of The Gods
The Sacrifice Of Er-Heb
The Scholars
The Sea And The Hills
The Sea-Wife
The Second Voyage
The Secret Of The Machines
The Sergeant's Weddin'
The Servant When He Reigneth
The Service Man
The Settler
The Ship That Found Herself
The Shut-Eye Sentry
The Sing-Song Of Old Man Kangaroo
The Song At Cock-Crow
The Song Of Diego Valdez
The Song Of Seven Cities
The Song Of The Banjo
The Song Of The Cities
The Song Of The Dead
The Song Of The Little Hunter
The Song Of The Old Guard
The Song Of The Sons
The Song Of The Women
The Songs Of The Lathes
The Sons of Martha
The Spies' March
The Spring Running
The Storm Cone
The Story Of Ung
The Story Of Uriah
The Stranger
The Supplication Of The Black Aberdeen
The Supports - (Song Of The Avaiting Seraphs.)
The Survival
The Thorkild's Song
The Thousandth Man
The Three-Decker
The Threshold
The Totem
The Tour
The Trade
The Truce Of The Bear
The Two Cousins
The Two-Sided Man
The Ubique
The Undertaker's Horse
The Vampire
The Verdicts
The Veterans
The Vineyard
The Virginity
The Voortrekker
The Wage-Slaves
The Waster
The Watcher
The Way Through The Woods
The Wet Litany
The White Man's Burden
The White Seal
The Widow At Windsor
The Widow's Party
The Widower
The Winners
The Wishing-Caps
The Young British Soldier
The Eathen
Things and the Man
Thorkilds Song
Three Friends
Thrown Away
Tiger - Tiger!
Tin Fish
To A Lady, Persuading Her To A Car
To James Whitcomb Riley
To Motorists
To T. A.
To The City Of Bombay
To the Companions
To The True Romance
To The Unknown Goddess
To Thomas Atkins
To Wolcott Balestier
Tod's Amendment
Toomai Of The Elephants
Two Kopjes
Two Months
Two Races (Brazilian Verses)
Verses On Games
Very Many People
We And They
What Happened
What The People Said
When 'Omer Smote 'Is Bloomin' Lyre
When Earth's Last Picture Is Painted
When The Great Ark
When The Journey Was Intended To The City
White Horses
Wilful Missing
With Drake In The Tropics
With Scindia To Delhi
With Scindia To Delphi
Yet At The Last
You Must n't Swim...