For the sake o’ Somebody Mу heart is sair—I dare na tell, My heart is sair for Somebody; I could wake a winter night For the sake o’ Somebody. O-hon! for Somebody! O-hey! for Somebody! I could range the world around, For the sake o’ Somebody. Ye Powers that smile on virtuous love, O, sweetly smile on Somebody! Frae ilka danger keep him free, And send me safe my Somebody! O-hon! for Somebody! O-hey! for Somebody! I wad do—what wad I not? For the sake o’ Somebody.
Rudyard Kipling was born in Mambay, British India, in the family of a Professor of the local arts school John Lockwood Kipling and Alice (MacDonald) Kipling. The name Rudyard he received after the English lake. Early years, full of exotic sights and sounds of India, were very happy for the future writer.
Kipling was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He wrote tales and poems about British soldiers in India and stories for children. Kipling's works of fiction include The Jungle Book (1894), Kim (1901), and many short stories, including “The Man Who Would Be King” (1888). His poems include “Mandalay” (1890), “Gunga Din”(1890), “The Gods of the Copybook Headings”(1919), and “If-” (1910). He is regarded as a major innovator in the art of the short story.