Plain Tales from the Hills/Dedication and Preface

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Plain Tales from the Hills by Rudyard Kipling
Dedication and Preface

TO

THE WITTIEST WOMAN IN INDIA

I DEDICATE THIS BOOK


PREFACE

EIGHT-AND-TWENTY of these tales appeared originally in the Civil and Military Gazette. I am indebted to the kindness of the Proprietors of that paper for permission to reprint them. The remaining tales are, more or less, new.

RUDYARD KIPLING.