Wanderings in India

Wanderings in India

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"[...] Adolphus Bruce of the Lancers lifts his glass with immense alacrity. It is a curious characteristic of Indian society that very little outward respect is in private shown to seniority. I once heard an ensign of twenty years of age address a civilian of sixty in the following terms: "Now then, old moonsiff, pass that claret, please." The tiffin over, a gool, or lighted ball of charcoal, is passed round the table in a silver augdan (fire-holder). Every man present lights a cigar, and in a few minutes there is a general move. Some retire to the billiard-room, others cluster round the fireplace; others pace the platform; and two sets go up-stairs into the reading-room to have a quiet rubber-from three till five. Those four men seated at the table near the window have the reputation of being the best players in[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.19mm | 381.02g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507536461
  • 9781507536469

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