These are poems of kinship with humankind, of nobility, of reflected glory and the futilities of our own time. It includes - The Law of the Jungle; Recessional; Song of the Galley-Slaves;
To Thomas Atkins; The Way through the Woods; A Song of the English: The Song of the Dead II; If; The Ballad of East and West; Gunga Din; The Ladies; 'Fuzzy-Wuzzy'; Mandalay;
Tommy; Danny Deever; Prelude to Departmental Ditties; The Vampire; When Earth's Last Picture is Painted; The White Man's Burden; In the Neolithic Age; The Female of the Species;
Gentlemen-Rankers; Shillin' a Day; Boots;Outsong in the Jungle; Mother o'mine; Chapter headings from The Jungle Books; The Betrothed.