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Stalky

with his two friends, devises ingenious pranks that make life miserable for the masters of the school. [Br. Lit.: Kipling Stalky and Company]
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The "quietly annexed" and "quarter-comprehended verses" absorbed by Beetle in Stalky "lived and ate with him, as the dew-dropped pages showed.
Its title apparently influenced by Kipling's Stalky & Co.
headlining band undergoes constant revision across twelve photocopied show flyers, from STALKY AND THE PART-TIME NIHILISTS to STALKY AND THE CONNIVING DESERTER ARSEHOLE BASTARDS.
The Fi 156 Storch got its name from its stalky, long-stroke undercarriage and steel-spring, oil-damping shock absorbers in a reverse pyramid handing from the fuselage.
Never Let Me Go's antecedents include Thomas Hughes' Tom Brown's School Days and Rudyard Kipling's Stalky and Company, books about the formation of character in the context of a boarding school, where the social framework is largely constructed by children acting on their own.
Some of his earlier novels are quite unreadable today, and the ethos of the school stories seems as repugnant as that which infuses Kipling's Stalky & Co.
The 6000 word story, written in 1897, is a new Stalky & Co adventure and was discovered in the archives of the Haileybury and Imperial Service College by an amateur Kipling enthusiast and Cambridge don, Jeffrey Lewins.
From all of this would come the author of The Jungle Book, Kim, Stalky and Co, Barrackroom Ballads and the famous Recessional.
This last quotation typifies the move used throughout Stalky & Co.
A soon-to-be father and seasonal slave to the computer drawing program he uses to create the stalky networks.
There's no buzz and the finish is quite stalky and dry.
Extreme mediation by the print and broadcast press has squeezed out the juices and left the news stalky and dull.