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The Works of Rudyard Kipling (Volume 5); From Sea to Sea (Paperback) Loot Price: R404
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The Works of Rudyard Kipling (Volume 5); From Sea to Sea (Paperback): Rudyard Kipling
The Works of Rudyard Kipling (Volume 5); From Sea to Sea (Paperback): Rudyard Kipling

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1899. Excerpt: ... THE NAULAHKA. A STORY OF WEST AND EAST. CHAPTER I. There was a strife 'twixt man and maid -- 0 that was at the birth o' time But what befell 'twixt man and maid, O that's beyond the grip o' rhyme. 'Twas: "Sweet, I must not bide wi' you," And: "Love, I canna bide alone"; For baith were young, and baith were true, And baith were hard as the nether stone.* Auchinleck's Side. Nicholas Tarvin sat in the moonlight on the unrailed bridge that crossed the irrigating-ditch above Topaz, dangling his feet over the stream. A brown, sad-eyed little woman sat beside him, staring quietly at the moon. She was tanned with the tan of the girl who does not mind wind and rain and sun, and her eyes were sad with the settled melancholy of eyes that know big mountains, and seas of plain, and care, and life. The women of the West shade such eyes under their hands at sunset in their cabin doors, scanning those hills or B * Copyright, 1892, by Macmillan & Co. 1 those grassless, treeless plains for the home-coming of their "men-.. A hard life is always hardest for the DEGREES woman." * -Jyatie "Sheriff had lived with her face to the west an"d with her smouldering eyes fixed upon the wilderness since she could walk. She had advanced into the wilderness with the railroad. Until she had gone away to school she had never lived where the railroad ran both ways. She had often stayed long enough at the end of a section with her family to see the first glimmering streaks of the raw dawn of civilization, usually helped out by the electric light; but in the new and still newer lands to which her father's civil-engineering orders called them from year to year there were not even arc lamps. There was a saloon under a tent, and there was the section-house, where they lived, and where her mother ha...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Rudyard Kipling
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 80
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-95745-1
Barcode: 9781150957451
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-95745-X

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