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Rudyard Kipling – If – MP3 – Audiobook

21-dic-13

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Rudyard Kipling – An Almanac of Twelve Sports

21-dic-13

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Rudyard Kipling – American Notes

21-dic-13

In an issue of the London World in April, 1890, there appeared the following paragraph: “Two small rooms connected by a tiny hall afford sufficient space to contain Mr. Rudyard Kipling, the literary hero of the present hour, ‘the man who came from nowhere,’ as he says himself, and who a year ago was consciously [...]

Rudyard Kipling – Actions and Reactions

21-dic-13

It came without warning, at the very hour his hand was outstretched to crumple the Holz and Gunsberg Combine. The New York doctors called it overwork, and he lay in a darkened room, one ankle crossed above the other, tongue pressed into palate, wondering whether the next brain-surge of prickly fires would drive his soul [...]

Rudyard Kipling – A Song of the English

21-dic-13

Our brows are bound with spindrift and the weed is on our knees; Our loins are battered ’neath us by the swinging, smoking seas. From reef and rock and skerry—over headland ness, and voe— The Coastwise Lights of England watch the ships of England go! Through the endless summer evenings, on the lineless, level floors; [...]

Rudyard Kipling – A Diversity of Creatures

21-dic-13

Isn’t it almost time that our Planet took some interest in the proceedings of the Aërial Board of Control? One knows that easy communications nowadays, and lack of privacy in the past, have killed all curiosity among mankind, but as the Board’s Official Reporter I am bound to tell my tale. At 9.30 A.M., August [...]

Rudyard Kipling – “Captains Courageous”: A Story of the Grand Banks

21-dic-13

    The weather door of the smoking-room had been left open to the North Atlantic fog, as the big liner rolled and lifted, whistling to warn the fishing-fleet.   “That Cheyne boy’s the biggest nuisance aboard,” said a man in a frieze overcoat, shutting the door with a bang. “He isn’t wanted here. He’s [...]

Rudyard Kipling – Wee Willie Winkie

26-ott-11

His full name was Percival William Williams, but he picked up the other name in a nursery-book, and that was the end of the christened titles. His mother’s ayah called him Willie-Baba, but as he never paid the faintest attention to anything that the ayah said, her wisdom did not help matters. His father was [...]

Rudyard Kipling – The Son of His Father

26-ott-11

“It is a queer name,” Mrs. Strickland admitted, “and none of our family have ever borne it, but, you see, he is the first man to us.” So he was called Adam, and to that world about him he was the first of men – a man-child alone. Heaven sent him no Eve for a [...]

Rudyard Kipling – The Devil and the Deep Sea

26-ott-11

All supplies very bad and dear, and there are no facilities for even the smallest repairs. – Sailing Directions. Her nationality was British, but you will not find her house-flag in the list of our mercantile marine. She was a nine-hundred-ton, iron, schooner-rigged, screw cargo-boat, differing externally in no way from any other tramp of [...]

Rudyard Kipling – The Tomb of his Ancestors

26-ott-11

Some people will tell you that if there were but a single loaf of bread in all India it would be divided equally between the Plowdens, the Trevors, the Beadons, and the Rivett-Carnacs. That is only one way of saying that certain families serve India generation after generation, as dolphins follow in line across the [...]

Rudyard Kipling – The Ship that found herself

26-ott-11

It was her first voyage, and though she was but a cargo-steamer of twenty-five hundred tons, she was the very best of her kind, the outcome of forty years of experiments and improvements in framework and machinery; and her designers and owner thought as much of her as though she had been the Lucania. Any [...]