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By the old Moulmein Pagoda, lookin' eastward to the sea,
There's a Burma girl a-settin', and I know she thinks o' me;
For the wind is in the palm-trees, and the temple-bells they say:
"Come you back, you British soldier; come you back to Mandalay!"
Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936), British poet. Mandalay (l. 1–4). . .
Rudyard Kipling; Complete Verse; Definitive Edition. (1989) Doubleday.
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