Rudyard Kipling

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Coppersmith Term Analysis

Also known as a coppersmith barbet, a type of bird native to India. It’s so named because the sound it makes is similar to a coppersmith working metal.
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Coppersmith Term Timeline in Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

The timeline below shows where the term Coppersmith appears in Rikki-Tikki-Tavi. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
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...falls asleep on the spot, and when he awakens, he tells Darzee to inform the coppersmith that the snakes are dead. All the little animals in the garden sing the mongoose’s... (full context)