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  • “No, effendi, merely a whim, a little trick, a jest to remind the great farangi soldier that the wild barbarian woman will do what she will do in her own good time … not his.”

    Flashman on the March

  • Good … Well, since I see that you are more intent on staring foolishly at me than in studying the road on which your life depends, I suggest that we go down, and you can use the rest of the day changing yourself from a moon struck farangi soldier into an Indian traveller with his wits about him.

    Flashman on the March

  • Quickly Ali Shah explained to the gathering of women that the red-haired farangi had not brought her black bag with her because she was not a nurse.

    Call Of The Heart

  • Iran wanted no farangi, or foreign, help or involvement he adds, wielding his Farsi, as a tiger bares its fangs, to pre­-emptively settle the argument.

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  • The locals tend to strike up conversations with the exotic farangi, asking them where they are off to, and why.

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  • Besides farangi, the duo from the excellent fivethirtyeight. com were along for the ride.

    Chapati Mystery

  • With the Da Vinci Code making it’s inexorable progress toward DVD-dom, farangi offers an actual history of Templardom which is rich with detail though surprisingly sympathetic to the hoax.

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  • “When we’ve scouted this farangi army and seen what’s to be had from them … perhaps from Theodore, too.

    Flashman on the March

  • “No one will know what has become of you, farangi fool!

    Flashman on the March

  • "Salaam aleikum, farangi effendi,” says she, cool and formal, and Speedy added promptly, in English: “You may depend upon her for your life, Sir Harry.

    Flashman on the March

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