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" Ship me somewhere east of Suez, where the best is like the worst, Where there ain't no Ten Commandments, and a man can raise a thirst... "
The Life of a Citizen at Home & in Foreign Service - Page 258
by Jeremiah Augustus Johnson - 1915 - 292 pages
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Life, Volume 90

1827
...llo*te»»: SAY, JIM, i JUST BEEN READING A POEM 11V THAT IJI'V K1PI.1NG AND HE MENTIONS A PI. ACE "WHERE THERE AIN'T NO TEN COMMANDMENTS AND A MAN CAN RAISE A TlllHSr" WHAT A SPOT FOR A NIGHT Cl.rB, Ell? L ESTABLISHED 1818 m fig, MADISON AVENUE COR. FORTY-FOURTH...
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Excursions in Libraria, Being Retrospective Reviews and Bibliographical Notes

George Herbert Powell - Books and reading - 1895 - 271 pages
...prayer of Mr. Kipling's blase hero, Ship me somewhere east of Suez where the best is like the worst, And there ain't no ten commandments, and a man can raise a thirst, would have been answered early in the last century by a transportation to the fertile and beautiful...
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Human Documents: Character Sketches of Representative Men and Women of the Time

Arthur Lynch - Biography - 1896 - 304 pages
...Ta-ra-ra-boom-de-ay," and also in Kipling's " Mandalay " : — Ship me somewhere east of Suez, where the best is like the worst, Where there ain't no Ten Commandments, and a man can raise a thirst ; For the temple-bells are callin', an' it's there that I would be — By the old Moulmein Pagoda,...
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The Sense of Beauty: Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory

George Santayana - Aesthetics - 1896 - 275 pages
...soldier, cried amid the dreary moralities of his native land: — Take me somewhere east of Suez Where the best is like the worst, Where there ain't no ten commandments And a man may raise a thirst. Nor would Samarcand be anything but for the mystery of the desert and the picturesqueness...
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Smiles and Tears from the Klondyke: A Collection of Stories and Sketches ...

Klondike River Valley (Yukon) - 1901 - 203 pages
...electricity, you're always on the go; Where there ain't no night to hinder "when you're up against the worst," "Where there ain't no ten commandments and a man can raise a thirst." Where the air's like nitrous oxide and a man knows he's alive, 'And the hum of busy "skeeters" sounds...
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The Heart of the Empire: Discussions of Problems of Modern City Life in ...

Charles Frederick Gurney Masterman - Cities and towns - 1901 - 415 pages
...places of the earth, makes Tommy exclaim — " Ship me somewhere east of Suez, where the best is as the worst, Where there ain't no Ten Commandments and a man can raise a thirst." Though slavery and the Slave Trade have been formally abolished by the Powers, the spirit which produced...
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Japanese Plays and Playfellows

Osman Edwards - Japanese drama - 1901 - 306 pages
...fallen victim to that fatal fascination which Mr. Kipling ascribes to the lands " East of Suez, where the best is like the worst ; Where there ain't no ten commandments, an' a man can raise a thirst." Thirst was never absent, and the decalogue rigidly banished from the...
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The Wesleyan Song Book

Karl Pomeroy Harrington, Carl Fowler Price - Students' songs - 1901 - 107 pages
...in a cleaner, greener land! On the road to Mandalay, etc. в. Ship me somewheres east of Suez, where the best is like the worst, Where there ain't no Ten Commandments an' a man can raise a thirst ; For the temple -bells are callin', an' its there that I would be —...
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The United Service

Military art and science - 1903
...of our brother or our son, directly he goes south of the Equator — "Somewheres east of Suez, Where the best is like the worst, Where there ain't no ten commandments, And a man can raise a thirst." "Let us turn to where 'the cold in clime are cold in blood.' The Canadian is essentially a cool man....
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The Great White Tribe in Filipinia

Paul Thomas Gilbert - Philippines - 1903 - 303 pages
...poems and the spirit of the Orient, are tempted constantly to live beyond their means. It is a country "where there ain't no Ten Commandments, and a man can raise a thirst." 9 i> Then the Sampdljic and Quiapo districts, where the carriage-lamps are weaving back and forth among...
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