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Old Jan 08, 2012, 03:36 PM   #53
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Default Forty-One Years In India by Field Marshal Lord Roberts

John had a truly eclectic taste and another book that's known he had and supposedly enjoyed is
Forty-One Years In India by Field Marshal Lord Roberts. How far from Huxley is that?

From the preface:

I send out this book in the earnest hope that the friendly anticipations
of those who advised me to write it may not be seriously disappointed;
and that those who care to read a plain, unvarnished tale of Indian life
and adventure, will bear in mind that the writer is a soldier, not a man
of letters, and will therefore forgive all faults of style or language.
The complete text is available online here for anyone interested.

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It always happens when
I find myself with others
Who don't pretend
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