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" And what should they know of England who only England know? — The poor little street-bred people that vapour and fume and brag, They are lifting their heads in the stillness to yelp at the English Flag ! Must we borrow a clout from the Boer — to plaster... "
Collected Verse - Page 126
by Rudyard Kipling - 1907
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The Living Age ..., Volume 214

1897
...for having nothing but praise for the man who has made the British Empire what it is to-day— AVinds of the world, give answer! They are whimpering to...only England know? The poor little street-bred people chat vapor and fume, and brag, They are lifting their heads in the stillness to yelp at the English...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854
...praise the flag of his country without a shrill note of malice :— Winds of the world, give answer I They are whimpering to and fro— And what should...their heads in the stillness, to yelp at the English Mr. Kipling is a good judge of yelping. The truth is, Mr. Kipling has put the worst of his genius into...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 282

Early English newspapers - 1897
...man who has made the British Empire what it is to-day : Winds of the world, give answer ! They arc whimpering to and fro — And what should they know...heads in the stillness to yelp at the English flag, is the answer which we throw back to those good people who \vant us to be a nation of cats instead...
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Barrack-room Ballads and Other Verses

Rudyard Kipling - English poetry - 1892 - 245 pages
...crowds rent the air with shouts, and scented to see significance in the incident, DAILY PAPERS. WINDS of the World, give answer! They are whimpering to...the English Flag! Must we borrow a clout from the Boer—to plaster anew with dirt ? \n Irish liar's bandage, or an English coward's shirt? 1M We may...
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The Dial, Volume 13

Francis Fisher Browne - American literature - 1892
...mob-insult to the Union Jack, the poet appeals to the four winds to put the rabble to shame. " Winds of the World, give answer ! They are whimpering to...heads in the stillness to yelp at the English flag." And one by one the winds give answer, and rehearse the deeds of English daring that they have witnessed...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 282

Early English newspapers - 1897
...for having nothing but praise for the man who has made the British Empire what it is to-day : Winds of the world, give answer ! They are whimpering to...heads in the stillness to yelp at the English flag, is the answer which we throw back to those good people who want us to be a nation of cats instead of...
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Verses, 1889-1896

Rudyard Kipling - 1897
...crowds rent the air with shouts, and seemed to see significance in the incident. — DAILY PAPERS. WINDS of the World, give answer ! They are whimpering to...England who only England know? — The poor little street- bred people that vapour and fume and brag, They are lifting their heads in the stillness to...
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Departmental Ditties and Ballads and Barrack-room Ballads

Rudyard Kipling - 1899 - 384 pages
...crowds rent the air with shouts, and seemed to see significance in the incident. — Daily Papers. WINDS of the World, give answer? They are whimpering to...their heads in the stillness to yelp at the English Flagl Must we borrow a clout from the Boer — to plaster anew with dirt? An Irish liar's bandage,...
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Departmental Ditties and Ballads and Barrack-room Ballads

Rudyard Kipling - English poetry - 1899 - 384 pages
...crowds rent the air with shouts, and seemed to see significance in the incident. — Daily Papers. WINDS of the World, give answer? They are whimpering to...poor little street-bred people that vapour and fume arid brag, They are lifting their heads in the stillness to yelp at the English Flag ! Must we borrow...
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Poems Ballads

Rudyard Kipling - 1899
...crowds rent the air with shouts, and seemed to see significance in the incident.—DAILY PAPERS. WINDS of the World, give answer? They are whimpering to...England know?— The poor little street-bred people that vapor and fume and brag, They are lifting their heads in the stillness to yelp at the English Flag!...
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