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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Author(s):
Elizabeth KnowlesElizabeth Knowles

hero of Kipling's picaresque novel of that name (1901), the orphaned son of an Irish soldier, who grows up as an Indian. He becomes the chela of a Buddhist lama from Tibet as well as being (through his father's old regiment) educated as a European and later recruited into the British secret service.... ...

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