KIPLING'S SUSSEX - online book

An illustrated descriptive guide, to the places mentioned in
the writings of Rudyard Kipling.

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" Call frequently. Drink moderately. Pay honourably. Be good company. Part friendly. Go home quietly."
Telscombe, a favourite spot for smuggling operations in the past, is a good walk from Brighton or Lewes for hillmen who " desire their hills." It is a charming and retiring little hamlet, out of reach of the blight of modernism, snugly nuzzling in its combe, above Piddinghoe. Kipling in " Brother Square Toes " refers to this district:
" The tide was dead low under the chalk cliffs and the little wrinkled waves grieved along the sands up the coast to Newhaven and down the coast to long, grey Brighton."
In another part of this story the Sussex family
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