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  • He was the "patil," or auxiliary policeman, responsible for settling small disputes in his own village.

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  • They propagated that she had illicit relation with the police-patil of neighboring Dhusala village Siddhartha Gajbhiye, who was actually her cousin.

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  • Passed out to Chang, Chang to patil to harper and SCORE!

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  • Chang to patil to Chang to harper and ohhhh stolen by Mitford.

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  • Anyways out to patil, to harper, back to patil and STOLEN!

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  • After a time Hunsa was seen approaching, and with him the grey-whiskered _patil_.

    Caste

  • "Sookdee," Ajeet said, "if we can rouse the anger of the _patil_ --"

    Caste

  • As a respectable strong party of holy men, and a prince, they would gain the confidence of the merchant, even of the _patil_ of the village where he would rest for a night.

    Caste

  • But the _patil_, thinking there would be little fight in a party of pilgrims and mendicants, called to his stickmen to bring help and they would beat these insolent ones and drive them on their way.

    Caste

  • "If the merchant is fat -- and when they attain wealth they always become fat -- he will be happy with us, Raja, thinking perhaps that he will escape a gift of money the _patil_ would exact."

    Caste

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