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Mr. Touchwood thought in his heart that never had Bramin or
Saint Ronan's Well 2008
This only served to give the impassable Bramin a pretext for excluding him from the Residency, with a hint, that if his language continued to be of such an imprudent character, he might expect to be removed from Madras, and stationed at some hillfort or village among the mountains, where his medical knowledge would find full exercise in protecting himself and others from the unhealthiness of the climate.
And then this on the beach, a Bramin (ph) shrine virtually untouched.
Locals say it shows the power of the god of Bramin (ph) that everything gave in to the storm's fury except that shrine.
I lay down the book and go to my well for water, and lo! there I meet the servant of the Bramin, priest of Brahma and
You do not know what a Bramin has to say for himself.
-- Accordingly after thanking the Bramin for the account he had given us, we all promised to leave Mr. _Bruin_ to his own meditation; upon which, after taking two or three sulkey rounds, the young savage reared himself upon his buttocks, and shuffled
-- When the Bramin had finished his story, the serpent, as if she understood and resented what had been said, writhed about and hissed at him as if she could have stung his eyes out.
Bramin, who has been accustomed to gratify his appetite at the expense of all the farmers in the neighbourhood, is inhabited by the soul of the late Master _Filch_, who, as you will find by the sequel of the story, is now placed in a station which is perfectly suitable to his character.
In the next apartment we saw a large wire cage, in which the Bramin told us he had a bird which was something different from the common ones; and so indeed it was, for upon my eldest daughter's going near to see it, she was startled by a large serpent which darted itself against the wires, and hissed and sissed as if it would have stung us all to death in an instant.