(notes by John McGivering)
By the brand on my withers, the finest of tunesAlso, perhaps, "The Bother" (1919) from The Muse Among the Motors:
Is played by the Lancers, Hussars, and Dragoons ...
Hastily Adam our driver swallowed a curse in the darkness—It is also somewhat reminiscent in style of "How we brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix", by Robert Browning, one of Kipling's favourite poets:
Petrol nigh at end and something wrong with a sprocket
I sprang to the stirrup, and Joris, and he;The piece has not, though, been significantly noticed by the critics.
I galloped, Dirck galloped, we galloped all three...
Keep peace withe Lords of the Jungle — the Tiger, the Panther, and Bear.In “Toomai of the Elephants” (The Jungle Book, page 243) Machua Appa, the head-tracker, addresses the elephants as 'my lords'.
And trouble not Hathi the Silent, and mock not the Boar in his lair.
['Hathi' is the elephant]