British East India

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    An arch never sleeps.
    East Indian saying.

    There exists no politician in India daring enough to attempt to explain to the masses that cows can be eaten.
    Indira Gandhi (1917–1984)

    Nothing could be more inappropriate to American literature than its English source since the Americans are not British in sensibility.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    Biography is a very definite region bounded on the north by history, on the south by fiction, on the east by obituary, and on the west by tedium.
    Philip Guedalla (1889–1944)