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He was one of the first men of letters in England to register Kipling's remarkable qualities, referring to him privately as 'the star of the hour' and 'the great little Rudyard'. His enthusiasm later waned. For other Jamesian tributes, see p. ix. There is a selection of passages referring to Kipling from J ames's letters in Kipling: The Critical Heritage, pp. J ames wrote a preface for Kipling's Mine Own People (New York, 1891) and reprinted it in his Views and Reviews (1908). Kipling refers to James in his story 'The Janeites'.
From the summer of 1886 he was editor of the Lahore Civil & Military Gazette with Kipling as a member of his staff. Life's Handicap (1891) is dedicated to him. Robinson visited the Kiplings in Vermont in 1895 and published several articles containing reminiscences of Kipling: see McClure's Magazine, VII Ouly 1896); Academy, L (28 November 1896); Literature, IV (18 March 1899). SCHOFIELD, GEORGE (1839-1907). He served in the army in India, retiring in 1879 and joining the staff of the United Services College as School Sergeant.
Life's Handicap (1891) is dedicated to him. Robinson visited the Kiplings in Vermont in 1895 and published several articles containing reminiscences of Kipling: see McClure's Magazine, VII Ouly 1896); Academy, L (28 November 1896); Literature, IV (18 March 1899). SCHOFIELD, GEORGE (1839-1907). He served in the army in India, retiring in 1879 and joining the staff of the United Services College as School Sergeant. He appears as 'Foxy' in the Stalky stories. STEVENS, H. C. An assistant master at the United Services College, said to be the 'original' of Mac rea in the Stalky stories.
A Kipling Companion by Norman Page (auth.)