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"Then," said Moung Thwa, turning to his neighbour, "If the people of Britain are a Democracy - "

"I never said they were a Democracy," interrupted Moung Ka placidly.

"Surely we both heard you!" exclaimed Moung Thwa.

"Not correctly," said Moung Ka. "I said they are what is called a Democracy."


The closing lines of "The Comments of Moung Ka", by Saki (H H Munro).

Date: 2016-11-16 09:34 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] heliopausa.livejournal.com
Oh, good one!

Date: 2016-11-16 08:09 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] wellinghall.livejournal.com
He so often hits the spot.

Date: 2016-11-16 09:43 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] el-staplador.livejournal.com
One can always rely on Saki for a sting in the tail.

Date: 2016-11-16 08:10 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] wellinghall.livejournal.com
He so often hits the spot.

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