Rudyard Kipling School Poems

1.
A School Song

Prelude to "Stalky & Co."


"Let us now praise famous men"--
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2.
Kitchener's School

Being a translation of the song that was made by a Mohammedan schoolmaster of Bengal Infantry (some time on service at Suakim) when he heard that Kitchener was taking money from the English to build a Madrissa for Hubshees -- or a college for the Sudanese.


Oh Hubshee, carry your shoes in your hand and bow your head on your breast!
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