A Book of Words

Selections from speeches and addresses delivered between 1906 and 1927


XXII

"Waking from Dreams"



High Commission of the Republic, Strasbourg
27 November 1921



Notes edited
by Leonee Ormond

Introduction
The speech
Notes on XXI
Notes on XXIII


[March 29th 2011]

Publication

Collected in A Book of Words, Macmillan, London, 1928.

Background

Kipling was speaking at a luncheon given by the High Commissioner.

He thanked Strasbourg for its warm welcome to him. He then told his audience that the unity of France and Great Britain was of the greatest importance in maintaining that security which those who had suffered during the war now demanded.



[L.O.]

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