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Actions and Reactions

SummaryAbout Rudyard Kipling
Title: Actions and Reactions
Author: Rudyard Kipling
Published: before 1923
Genre: Adventure

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"Actions and Reactions" by Rudyard Kipling is a book in the Adventure genre, first published before 1923.

Rudyard KiplingBorn in Bombay, India on 30th December 1865, Rudyard Kipling is best known for his short story collections, including The Jungle Book. He was a prolific writer, editor, and journalist, who travelled extensively to countries including the US, India, UK, Australia and Japan before settling in Sussex, England in 1902 for the remainder of his life. Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1907, he passed away in 1936 and is buried in Westminster Abbey.


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CONTENTS
An Habitation Enforced
The Recall
Garm– a Hostage
The Power of the Dog
The Mother Hive
The Bees and the Flies
With the Night Mail
The Four Angels
A Deal in Cotton
The New Knighthood
The Puzzler
The Puzzler Little Foxes
Gallio’s Song
The House Surgeon
The Rabbi’s Song

ACTIONS AND REACTIONS

AN HABITATION ENFORCED

My friend,
if cause doth wrest thee,
Ere folly hath much oppressed thee,
Far from acquaintance kest thee
Where country may digest thee . . .
Thank God that so hath blessed thee,
And sit down, Robin, and rest thee.
THOMAS TUSSER.

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 from all anchorages. At last they gave judgment. With care he might in two years return to the arena, but for the present he must go across the…

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