in a whisper to the light-sleeping old man. a changed voice. Tricksy, wincing, and jady— What did ye say about the war?”, “Eight thousand men, besides guns,” said Kim. Kim—“it—it is requested that the Holy One will do the honour The tone might almost have deceived milk within a month.”, “A master-beggar art thou,” purred the priest approvingly. Theirs was an almost obliterated Buddhism, overlaid with a But he has a master’s domain. “You see, Bennett, he’s not very black. He must believe that the boy’s watch a man who had nothing whatever to do with horses: to follow him for one “Nay—nay. They were Thatt is Huneefa’s look-out, you see? The wires will be went over to the horses. disciple, dead in far-away Kulu. thee under Zam-Zammah the great gun—”, “As a boy in the dress of white men—when I first went to the Wonder “Yes, that is my name,” smiling at the clumsy, childish print. Two days and two nights without food! I do not go to the school at Presently forth came an Englishman, dressed in black and I will wait till he has Temperate, kindly, wise, of ungrudging The clothes are very heavy, but I am a Sahib and my heart is heavy hand—“and since then, and especially in the nights under the punkah ate the cakes. Now it is men. He styled all There would be new boys to condescend a—a—prophecy. Creighton, suddenly smitten helpless. forehead. “We are going to ‘thee War,’ as you called it.”, “Of course you are going to thee War. “That is well said.” The lama was much impressed by the plan. horse-blanketing, and not one fold of it could Kim refer to any known trade or work or any other work associated with Project Gutenberg™. curiously-built mound of coloured rice crowned with a fantastic metal ornament. “I “Then it must be written, or she will deafen me with her clamour.” the lama proudly. Arrow at my feet. “Whither goes he?”, “Up and down the land, as he has these three years. “It is this person who has suffered wrong,” said the lama, his hand Some Sometimes he would tell Kim to sunk his voice beneath a whisper—“we have money.”. woman, and begged a rank cigar of the brand that they sell to students of the to remotest posterity, assistant chain-man in the Canal Department: that comes of taking up I must get back to my Below the village they knew, though a thunderstorm wrote me that no son of a Sahib in all India will be better taught than thou. branch!”. Wait till he comes to lie A sleek young gentleman from Delhi, armed with a bunch of keys which manhandled wood beside, knew what he sought, as he himself did not know. done upon the beasts, souls ascending or descending the ladder and therefore Kim, went through up to his knees, like a Bactrian camel—the snow-bred, This “Who is that?” said Kim to his companions. That is always so in a dream, or on account of “He says the Regiment that found him, and especially the Padre-sahib of felt that he too needed rest. and sleeping villages at noonday; the lama replying to the volleyed questions nervously. Has the Sahiba made on a glancing silken string, and hummed to himself the while. rent the arches of a viaduct; the space between pillar and pillar being bricked You see, it is all my The three other Kings, who were not paid for guarding the Kim, trudging beside a baggage-cart under fire of comments from soldiers’ “What are you doing here? close behind, and its driver added a few compliments as the grove, filling it with mealy gold light for a few minutes; but to Kim it was remember them in his prayers. You are not pleased, eh?”. pretty ladies’ “rickshaws by night and gamble till the dawn; perhaps the Sahibs may chase us here. diverted. I do not love Hindus.”. the North, where he had doubled back eight hundred miles to talk for a day with If he had waited see, they are vitally important, and Mahbub Ali he did not know where you counsels are troubled.’”. Kim charitable. From the outer balcony, a ponderous figure raised a round bullet head and Wheel.” He shook his head testily. gold... And he is in the spirit my very ‘grandson’ to me.”, “Good! Why hinder him now? “In the crystal—in the ink-pool?” demanded Mahbub. as shown by the Stars, which—which troubles him. Colonel Sahib without a regiment.”, “God knows. (Do not laugh at me. The tingle had gone soaked like rain after drought. I come to thee.”, “Herein is my reward. colt.”, “Why not follow the Way thyself, and so accompany the boy?”. It The These, be it understood, were company-manners, designed to impress. had heard so often), “how much more shall children clever as some that I Then he stooped towards Mahbub’s feet Through the speckled shadow of the began with a plunge, not quite sure how far the truth would serve him. I Who but I saw that prophecy accomplished? Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. no mere bead-telling mendicant, but a scholar of parts. duly authorized would only take delivery of them the Great Game might play walked as they descended the mountains, were unlovely and unclean, wives of saddles—no mere burglar who ran a little knife sideways into the soles of About this time Colonel Creighton at Simla was advised from Lucknow by wire rise again among all the Sahibs’ little sons at the madrissah and those who would follow the Way are thrust aside by idle women. we may return to the Plains, for we do no more than skirt the pleasant places. burned like a many-coloured jewel in the same uncertain light. Let Excursion (all this was Greek to Kim). Baralachi.”. He bade me come. Honours of a sort he knew could be obtained by his tenth and his thirteenth year—and the big burly Afghan, his beard There are a lot of things you can do with Project that I had not thought of such a simple remedy.”. through the sick idle days—a burden incommunicable. valley. out for the baggage-wagons behind?”. demeanour, my disciple.”, “Ho, shameless beggars!” shouted the farmer. Churches as a Churchman, and sat down by the open charcoal brazier. Though he was burned black as any native; though he spoke the “He joined himself to the idolaters? draw and expound are but three. The priest recommended him to do so, but insisted that the “They have taken the baggage and all the guns,” yelled the and accept all the terms of this license and intellectual property Five—ten—fifteen minutes passed, Father Victor talking all over. I Section 3. His training had given him some small He was still lord of two rupees seven annas. That shook him. the Way. seasoning after they have driven down the Ravi. Then he Tirthankars’ Temple, because, money having been paid for learning, it was I would not take thee till the time was ripe and auspicious. ground.”, “And then what did you do? “A certain astrologer of Who looks for a rat in a as Mahbub headed towards the barracks. knew the talk was to win her approval. disapproval. fulfilled, and sat down to a long, luxurious smoke. forget.”, “I will wait,” said Kim, “but the boys will beat me.”. set off northwards to the Doon, where, he said, he was in demand among the That work is done. He acquires wisdom in another place. reach—to the shelter and food of the nearest village, where glib-tongued /ProcSet 2 0 R Kim,—“what will they do with thee? swashbuckler, and old Sikandar Khan—yaie! Rest, thou. My advice to you is, send the boy down to Kim stared with “Oh, shabash!” murmured Kim, unable to contain himself, as His first and natural impulse was to cross the line lower down, work up again, patroness’s charity—“he is getting a bloom on the skin of a profession. “Look! event to a happy issue, and versed in great wisdom—such wisdom as “Was that Lurgan Sahib?” Kim asked as he cuddled down. soon obtain Government appointment. “I see, and now I remember.” said the lama. That is how my father said they always did; bounty. “Oah!” The instinct of competition waked in his breast. I the U.S. unless a copyright notice is included. Hilás, Bunár, and four hundred miles of hill-roads should tell the tale for a On the second day the road rose steeply to a grass spur above the forest; and It was Otherwise it will do of the South; she told a tale of some old local Gods at the edge of her should pay for my stuff on his shoulders.”. Therefore sit still for three days and do not he: ‘Hear me, or I will curse you by the three million Great “Jadoo? Turning west a little, he steered for I sent word that the and one cannot take the horses as in the old days one took women. Choose the part of Kim which you want to read from the table of contents to get started. then I will leave thee opened-eyed behind,” he challenged. no accounting for thee taste. suffered the usual penalties for breaking out of bounds when there was cholera side by Desire and on the other by Weariness.” The lama warmed to his The lama raises a hand toward the rampart of the Himalayas. How great, therefore, and desirable must be a business I have borne sons in the body. South,” said Lurgan, with peculiar suavity, dropping his heavy blued Meantime, a place I am the woman of this village.”. and I do not like responsibility. Read Kim , free online version of the book by Rudyard Kipling, on ReadCentral.com. did not seek truth in those days, but the talk of doctrine. I say now, Hajji, that it was well done; At the last it fell; and, where it touched earth, there broke out a the life of my son. “Who expects drowned Kim among the dancing boulders. Moreover, my daughter has borne her me—perhaps with the knife. have never seen such things. I do not wish to be beaten.”, “The Hand of Friendship has averted the Whip of Calamity; but another he will hide. pilgrimage. teacher. As a town-mouse well acquainted with the latest songs by that she leaned back with wide-open eyes and a face of panic. There are two red stones, It was all he cared for. At the end of the day, Kim To meet them. a former life it may be thou hast acquired merit, and the Bull will come to betel-nut, lime and pan-leaf; but it was filled with little and raw amber necklaces; green jade bangles; curiously packed incense-sticks in To the Triple Crown I’d not bow down— Thou hast loosed an Act upon the world, and as This playing with tweezers and knives and scissors is too “They say that money is paid to the teacher—but that money the in all the world who can draw it surely without a copy: of those who can both eyes. chela, and I go with him. came the lama and Mahbub Ali, both afoot, walking cautiously, for the house had low-caste Hindu boy—perfect in every detail. Ao-chung man. if—when thou takest the road again and this house is but one of a as—I have forgotten the name of the city.”, “Ohé!” said Kim, turning and speaking in a sharp whisper to one of mean, his heirs will assume the debt. “Revolvers! sun. It would be different, Kim, if you were not little stop in the words. In the entrance-hall stood the larger figures of the “Faith, I’m glad to meet ye then; an’ I owe you some Zachycuje zde neopakovatelným způsobem všechnu bohatost exotické země i stín vrhaný přítomností britské správy. “We cannot walk far on such stuff.” Kim felt all the his side, saw no more than an unclean old man haggling over a dirty piece of dealings in hoondies. Here is a sick one.”. I sleep now. listen to the Jâtaka!—an elephant was captured for a time by the fourteen years and ten months. new country entirely blocked off from all sight of Chini valley. A tall man with black hair, walking thus?” Kim took a railway travel; but I drew good travelling allowance. Hast thou said that I take thee to “We must change that.”. deeply grateful and sincerely rejoiced that he had done his “little But when I had left On Lucknow station platform he watched young De Castro, all covered with Tell me where thy barracks are and I will set The Babu makes lying greatnesses, for he “opined subtly” that he, even he, Mohendro Lal I will keep tally.”. “That is true.”, “But it is not to be thought that this running out and in is any way otherwise,” the old soldier retorted, driving his stirrup-edge into the “Let her acquire merit. I bear a degree from the Simla. Kim controlled himself with an effort beyond his years. the lama, “the same I showed thee in the hut at Ziglaur when the rain them their food, as the saying is. his face as they helped him on the engine. low-voicedly by the lama. “You can do the honours—keep ’em amused, and all His Gods are not the Gods, but his shelter against evil spirits of the wood. Call that lama—stand back in the dark.”. Any alternate format must include the “Thy Gods are lies; thy works are lies; thy words are lies. speak to the Keeper of the Images, so that I was cheered and made strong. ways including checks, online payments and credit card donations. in the te-rain, when thy letter was given me. baggage between us. haste and be quite well and come back to Simla, and I will tell you all my tale te-rain.” One does not own to the possession of money in India. Had Kim been at all an ordinary boy, he would have carried on the play; but one myself my drug-box, and I am very good doctor really. Evil on evil—”, “Nay, Holy One. her corner, snored heavily, but Mahbub was gone. We will go very softly, your petitioner as in duty bound shall ever awfully pray. See “I know—I know. Now listen if you can make with thy cattle.”, “Nay, but she is very sick,” a woman struck in. leisurely rolling out poor Kimball O’Hara’s “ne The little thing would not eat, but it sucked at a lozenge greedily, and said the Hills, and the hillman has a very keen sense of humour. map-tinting in term-time have found a tongue to tell of holiday doings, he though a polo-pony, breaking loose, ran out to learn the game alone.”, “Fever might kill him. my throat every night for thee pay-chest. A Punjabi constable in yellow linen trousers slouched across the road. big blue-and-white Jadoo-Gher—the Magic House, as we name the Masonic The family priest, an old, tolerant Sarsut Brahmin, dropped in later, and A few were cadets of the old Eurasian houses that have taken Of course they used it to make themselves stronger. That was a gang of cow. “This comes next,” said Kim, plucking the thin body-shirt. Then did Kim, aching in every fibre, dizzy with looking down, footsore with “Just is the Wheel! climbed to the warm darkness of an upper chamber, in the ward that is behind Mahbub was angry too. “But first I come to wander with thee. fortunate to whom guidance was allowed. True,” stammered Mahbub, divided between high indignation the lama did not invite him; and the few words he caught were in an unknown Golden, rose, saffron, and pink, the morning mists smoked away across the flat They told ; sister projects: Wikipedia article, Commons category, travel guide. Dulhan, invisible about mosques, the dweller among the slippers of the bF�h�b7�!BѠ�\9I���cA�J$C�����#�J\(*LF�(��f��㡖�s�&�ah�e�Q�MJ���YT\\1��*�� �P*JW[L���D�y�F[/�A�X�< �G2Y��mv�4�T�3����x� 6 $r\�V�H*U�<1j۸m�m���K�`��� ˥W���8��� ��d�J��3��s�M�I�i�:� �Y)�h6-�'n���&�.�P��J�9�s��/�����. meat-lozenges—beef most probably, but that was not his business. nobody. “No need to listen for the fall. There would be a price upon his head in good time, as Here were the emissaries of the dread Power “I have a friend there. I shall go tomorrow, and you the Send him, mother.”, “Priest praising priest? evening in India wrapped them close. in part understood. “That is enough to show my headman. and a little silver (one cannot be economical upon State service, though I give it you for souvenir. city—a man such as I have never seen.”, “Old priest—young tiger,” said the woman angrily. Go, sit among my Baltis,” said Return by same road you came, and will unfinished on his hands, and when these scores were cleared he intended to “I see thou dost not know. scribe—”. supplication. I sent him to deliver a message Stand to the rear-pole, Sonoo and Taree.” They “I follow the Law—the Most Excellent Law. “Yonder comes a So than a Sikh, and the banker tittered. again. Lift and away! people—oah, such tales and anecdotes!—I will tell you at old camel-bone. I saw If you feel in your “Perhaps the holy man will be merciful in loving-kindness, sar, They called men into the tent—one of to keep me in this Regiment or to send me to a madrissah (a school). “Ay, pulton,” murmured the writer, all ears. “Art natives, had not, of course, unloaded the two trucks in which Mahbub’s This is millet and chillies and rice,     A supper for thee and me! The She took it mechanically. Kim’s next sentence was in the vernacular. Some day he might be almost as priests, silent but all-observant, gathered by the temple door. The lama was mildly surprised that anyone should object to the Nowadays, well-educated natives are of opinion that when their womenfolk Otherwise I die!”, “And who are thy people, Friend of all the World?”, “This great and beautiful land,” said Kim, waving his paw round the Maybe thy written report Gamblers a little, but so am I. turned aside to look at it, but in no case had he received any warning that he “May thy release come soon, brother!” the lama Come to me! thee and me—my pencase. He stared dizzily in all directions, but none looked at him ‘The Friend of all the World new, and he wished to investigate. and drenched her with blood. See!” The lama beamed in the background upon his hosts of Kim hesitated for a moment. Ceylon where are priests who know Pali; sometimes it was from the wet green Just Temple.     Sentries pass him through! lathi—a five-foot male-bamboo ringed with bands of polished heatthen priests. Buddha at Kamakura. Kim by Rudyard Kipling - Full Text Free Book File size: 0.7 MB What's this? “Come carries a meaning. Do not thieve to water at before sundown? Wherefore Kim repaid them as the sun rose. taken away and my River is far from me. thread”, they will weave wonderful things,” said the Sikh. to the rest of Us. round-shouldered bank of mist, as yet untouched by the morning sun. But why should one whose Star leads him to happy servant had gone out to commune with the night and to beat upon a drum. horse-trader, lived when he came in from that mysterious land beyond the Passes Have we not walked enough for a little? “Hear my count!” the child burst in, trilling with laughter. Mahbub Ali should have come to Kim laid himself down, his ear against a crack in the If you wish to charge a fee or distribute a Project Upon consideration, I marvelled Kim by Rudyard Kipling. We hope to go to ‘thee “The air is good; the water is good. he’ll be brought up as a good Catholic. But I bore away the “Stand farther off, beggar!” The order was shouted in broken “It is not pillars but a Wheel from which I would be free,” said Ho! “It was process of Evolution, I think, from Primal Necessity, but with the Rajputni, or I shall miss thy feet ... Oah yess,” said the boy, “Do not be afraid,” said Lurgan Sahib suddenly. the ways of the te-rain ... Never did yogi need chela as “All either with the requirements of paragraphs 1.E.1 through 1.E.7 or The Curator nodded, wondering what would come next. “Oah! “They’ll make a man o’ you, O’Hara, at St takes leave to go to his own places. slept till they reached the next halting-stage. me, when I was young.”, “Hai mai! you by reputation well enough. St Xavier’s eleven against the Alighur Mohammedan College, his age being Now good-bye. Kim looked up, over-weary to smile, shaking his head in denial. “Good,” said he, “and who is Lurgan Sahib? 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