Azrael’s count

(notes by Gillian Sheehan and John McGivering)


First published in Limits and Renewals (1932) where it follows “Uncovenanted Mercies”: collected in the Sussex Edition volume 11 page 383, and volume 34 page 430, and – with slight amendments – Inclusive Verse, Definitive Verse, and The Works of Rudyard Kipling, (Wordsworth Poetry Library).

Notes on the Text

Notes on the text

[line 14] Pandar a go-between, one who arranges illicit love-affairs.