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Joseph Rudyard Kipling

Joseph Rudyard Kipling was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist.

Kipling's works of fiction include The Jungle Book (1894), Kim (1901), and many short stories, including "The Man Who Would Be King" (1888).[2] His poems include "Mandalay" (1890), "Gunga Din" (1890), "The Gods of the Copybook Headings" (1919), "The White Man's Burden" (1899), and "If—" (1910). He is regarded as a major innovator in the art of the short story; his children's books are classics of children's literature.
years of life: 30 December 1865 18 January 1936

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Gurmehr Groverhas quoted2 years ago
, and it is un­sports­man­like to touch him. They say too—and it is true—that man-eaters be­come mangy, and lose their teeth.
The purr grew louder, and ended in the full-throated “Aaarh!” of the tiger’s charge.
Then there was a howl—an untiger­ish howl—from Shere Khan. “He has missed,” said Mother Wolf. “What is it?”
Father Wolf ran out a few paces and heard Shere Khan mut­ter­ing and mum­bling sav­agely, as he tum­bled about in the scrub.
“The fool has had no more sense than to jump at a wood­cut­ters’ camp­fi
Romina Grhas quoted2 years ago
The real rea­son for this is that man-killing means, sooner or later, the ar­rival of white men on ele­phants, with guns, and hun­dreds of brown men with gongs and rock­ets and torches.
Romina Grhas quoted2 years ago
Then some­thing be­gan to hurt Mowgli in­side him, as he had never been hurt in his life be­fore, and he caught his breath and sobbed, and the tears ran down his face.

“What is it? What is it?” he said. “I do not wish to leave the jun­gle, and I do not know what this is. Am I dy­ing, Bagheera?”

“No, Lit­tle Brother. Those are only tears such as men use,” said Bagheera. “Now I know thou art a man, and a man’s cub no longer. The jun­gle is shut in­deed to thee hence­for­ward. Let them fall, Mowgli; they are only tears.” So Mowgli sat and cried as though his heart would break; and he had never cried in all his life be­fore.

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