Hot and bothered.
Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)
Source: Rectorial Address at St. Andrew’s, 1923
Contributed by: Zaady
The tumult and the shouting dies; The captains and the kings depart- Still stands Thine ancient Sacrifice, An humble and a contrite heart.
Source: Recessional from The Five Nations
But the Devil whoops, as he whooped of old: "It's clever, but is it Art?"
Source: Ballads and Barrack Room Ballads, 1892-93
The Devil whispered behind the leaves, "It's pretty, but is it Art?"
We have done with Hope and Honour. we are lost to Love and Truth, We are dropping down the ladder rung by rung; And the measure of our torment is the measure of our youth. God help us, for we knew the worst too young!
I keep six honest serving men (They taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who.
They copied all they could follow but they couldn't copy my mind so I left them sweating and stealing a year and a half behind.
Brother, thy tail hangs down behind.
Source: The Jungle Book, 1894
Enough work to do, and strength enough to do the work.
Source: A Doctor’s Work, 1908
If England was what England seems, And not the England of our dreams; But only putty, brass, and paint, 'Ow we'd chuck 'er- but she ain't!
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