Life's Handicap

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Life's Handicap  (1891) 
by Rudyard Kipling

Life's Handicap, being Stories of Mine Own People was published in 1891. Most of the stories had previously appeared in periodicals. Where this is the case, information about first publication is provided, derived from Bibliography of the Works of Rudyard Kipling (1927), by Flora V. Livingston.

LIFE'S HANDICAP

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LIFE'S HANDICAP

BEING STORIES OF

MINE OWN PEOPLE

BY

RUDYARD KIPLING

I met a hundred men on the road to Delhi and they were all my brothers.

Native Proverb.

London
MACMILLAN AND CO.
AND NEW YORK
1891

All rights reserved

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First Edition, August 1891.
Reprinted, September and October 1891.

Printed by R. & R. Clark, Edinburgh.

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TO

E. K. R.

FROM

R. K.

1887-89

C. M. G.

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CONTENTS


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Preface [not part of original contents list]
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L'Envoi [not part of original contents list]
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