Rung Ho!

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Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy

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1914

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Story of a native uprising in India just before the mutiny. Hindus and Mohammedans, missionaries and British soldiers are all involved and there are some rather exciting scenes. It will be enjoyed by many, but not the many who have worshipped at "The tomb of his ancestors." To these it may seem unpardonable imitation of Kipling, as Cunningham is also the hero of this story and kills his tiger when he's being "proved."

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me of it twice. You have told me that you know where it is, and you have offered to show it to me. You have told me that you and your brother Maharajah Howrah and the priests of Siva are the only men who know where it is, and you lust for that treasure! I can see you lust! You think that I lust too, and you make a great mistake Jaimihr-sahib! You see, I remember what you have told me. Now, go away and remember what I tell you. I care for you and for your treasure exactly that!" She hit his charger with all her might, and at the sting of the little whip he shied clear of the road before the Rajah's brother could rein him in.

Again her effort to destroy his admiration for her had directly the opposite effect. He swore, and he swore vengeance; but he swore, too, that there was no woman in the East so worth a prince's while as this one, who dared flout him with her riding-whip before his men!

"Sahiba!" he said, sidling close to her again, and bowing in the saddle in mock cavalier humility. "The tim

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