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Burton. Kipling had known her in 1886-7, and they had acted together in amateur theatricals. Mrs Burton is also regarded as the prototype of Mrs Hauksbee, who appears in a number of the stories: E. Kay Robinson said that 'Everyone in the Punjab knew who Mrs. Hauksbee was', but did not betray the 36 The Short Stories 37 secret. Kipling is said by his sister to have given a copy of the book to his mother with the inscription: 'To the lady of the dedication, from her unworthy son'. It has been suggested that a favourable review in the influential London weekly, the Saturday Review (9 June 1888; reprinted in Kipling: The Critical Heritage), probably by W.

4 Mar. 11 Mar. 21 Mar. 25 Mar. 2 Apr. 6 Apr. 11 Apr. 14 Apr. 16 Apr. 25 Apr. 28 Apr. 2 May 5 May 11 May 17 May 20 May 3June 10June 'On the Strength of a Likeness' 'In Error' 'His Wedded Wife' 'The Bisara of Pooree' 'The Three Musketeers' 'Kidnapped' 'Watches of the Night' 'His Chance in Life' 'The Broken-link Handicap' 'The Taking of Lungtungpen' 'A Bank Fraud' 'Tods' Amendment' 'Miss Youghal's Sais' 'The Conversion of Aurelian McGoggin' 'A Friend's Friend' 'In the Pride of his Youth' 'The Daughter of the Regiment' 'A Germ-Destroyer' 'Wressley of the Foreign Office' 'Pig' 'By Word of Mouth' The following were published for the first time in Plain Talesfrom the Hills: 'Beyond the Pale', 'The Bronckhorst Divorce-Case', 'Cupid's Arrows', 'False Dawn', 'The Madness of Private A Kipling Companion 42 Ortheris', 'The Rout of the White Hussars', 'Thrown Away' and.

He 30 A Kipling Companion was born in Pickering, Yorkshire, and educated at Woodhouse Grove School, a Methodist boarding school near Bradford. After working in Staffordshire as a potter, he studied art at South Kensington and became an artist and sculptor. On 18 March 1865 he married Alice Macdonald at St Mary Abbots' Church, Kensington, and sailed to India with his new wife immediately after the marriage. There he became Principal ofa new school of art in Born ba y and la ter ( 1880) moved to a similar post at Lahore with which was combined the curatorship of the Lahore Museum (see the opening chapter ofKim).

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