The "quietly annexed" and "quarter-comprehended verses" absorbed by Beetle in Stalky
"lived and ate with him, as the dew-dropped pages showed.
She had been tall for her age, stalky
and angry-eyed as field grass.
Its title apparently influenced by Kipling's Stalky
headlining band undergoes constant revision across twelve photocopied show flyers, from STALKY
AND THE PART-TIME NIHILISTS to STALKY
AND THE CONNIVING DESERTER ARSEHOLE BASTARDS.
With its rakish sliding turtle-shell canopy, tall stalky
gear and a P-51-style tail, the four-seat retractable came from the same stable as the Mustang, whose production ended at the close of the war.
The Fi 156 Storch got its name from its stalky
, long-stroke undercarriage and steel-spring, oil-damping shock absorbers in a reverse pyramid handing from the fuselage.
Never Let Me Go's antecedents include Thomas Hughes' Tom Brown's School Days and Rudyard Kipling's Stalky
and Company, books about the formation of character in the context of a boarding school, where the social framework is largely constructed by children acting on their own.
Some of his earlier novels are quite unreadable today, and the ethos of the school stories seems as repugnant as that which infuses Kipling's Stalky
After telling me that the magazines I write for, including The Nation, are "egg-sucking, left-wing liberal extremists with an agenda of their own," the energetic, stalky
, blue-eyed, 70-year-old former police lieutenant arranged to meet me at his favorite grill around the corner from the San Francisco police station where EAIF, which he says has 300 members, holds its meetings.
The solitary house I lived in on Kucuk Camlica in 1975, once visible as a notch on the southern profile of the hill as it descended from its cap of forest through a thickening scrimmage of stucco walls and terra-cotta rooftops to the Sea of Marmara, had been rubbed away, and the hill as I'd known it was gone, its top now a sci-fi clutter of broadcast relay towers, stalky
, tall, and tin.
The 6000 word story, written in 1897, is a new Stalky
& Co adventure and was discovered in the archives of the Haileybury and Imperial Service College by an amateur Kipling enthusiast and Cambridge don, Jeffrey Lewins.
No, I am reflecting back to the time when I joined my first squadron in 1965, when my knowledge of Afghanistan was limited to what I had read in Rudyard Kipling's Stalky
It is Kipling's convincing delineation of this phenomenon--cumulative grief--that is largely responsible for making "On Greenhow Hill," in Charles Carrington's words, "a work of great emotional power" (204) and "a very impressive and fundamentally true story," as Arnold Bennett (who did not at all like Stalky
and Kim) called it (qtd.
From all of this would come the author of The Jungle Book, Kim, Stalky
and Co, Barrackroom Ballads and the famous Recessional.
The show is a worthy successor to school stories like Nicholas Nickleby, Stalky