"Five and twenty ..." Quote of Rudyard Kipling

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Five and twenty ponies Trotting through the dark— Brandy for the Parson, 'Baccy for the Clerk; Laces for a lady, letters for a spy, And watch the wall, my darling, while the Gentlemen go by!

Rudyard Kipling
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), British writer, poet. "A Smuggler's Song," Puck of Pook's Hill (1906).