The Jungle Book/Hunting-Song of the Seeonee Pack

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The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
Hunting-Song of the Seeonee Pack

As the dawn was breaking the Sambhur belled
      Once, twice and again!
And a doe leaped up, and a doe leaped up
From the pond in the wood where the wild deer sup.
This I, scouting alone, beheld,
      Once, twice and again!

As the dawn was breaking the Sambhur belled
      Once, twice and again!
And a wolf stole back, and a wolf stole back
To carry the word to the waiting pack,
And we sought and we found and we bayed on his track
      Once, twice and again!

As the dawn was breaking the Wolf Pack yelled
      Once, twice and again!
Feet in the jungle that leave no mark!

Eyes that can see in the dark–the dark!
Tongue–give tongue to it! Hark! O hark!
      Once, twice and again!