Thursday, December 15, 2011

‘He was a sugar planter or something. Wasnt that it, Manuel?’ 
‘Yes madam. He was sugar. He was sugar, wine, sugar brandy, coal, sardines, water, everything.... He took the water from the people and sold it back again.’ 
‘You mean he developed the country.’ 
H.E. Bates, Summer in Salandar

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