A Passage to India
"No Indian gentleman approves chucking out as a proper thing. Here we differ from those other nations. We are so spiritual."
"I don't consider us spiritual. We can't co-ordinate, we can't co-ordinate, it only comes to that […]" (I.9.112)
The dread of having to call in the troops was vivid to [Turton]; soldiers put one thing straight, but leave a dozen others crooked, and they love to humiliate the civilian administration. (2.20.20)
A new spirit seemed abroad, a rearrangement, which no one in the stern little band of whites could explain. (2.24.24)