ORG Volume 8 (Verse) page 5080, records the first appearance of this poem (Verse No. 140) in the Pioneer of 19 August 1885, as “Divided Destinies” or “The Divided Destinies” and the Pioneer Mail of 30 August the same year.
It is collected in:
His hide was very mangy and his face was very red,See also "Collar-Wallah and the Poison Stick".
Bandar translated in a footnote as 'Monkey'. The Bandar-log (Monkey-people) appear in The Jumgle Book, notably in "Kaa's Hunting".
Ranken tailors with shops in Simla and Lahore mentioned in many of the Indian stories. [Edward J Buck, Simla Past and Present, Thacker, Spink, Calcutta, 1904.] Buck has an illustration of Ranken's Simla premises at page 154.
bunnia merchant, trader, shopkeeper
Peliti’s Hotel in Simla. See Buck p.55.
Hamilton’s jewellers in Simla (see Buck, page 153) Jack Pansay bought a ring there for Kitty Mannering “The Phantom ‘Rickshaw” (Wee Willie Winkie).
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