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  • "After an uncomfortable journey by dhoolie (a rather humbler kind of litter than a palanquin) into which the monsoon rains had poured she arrived in Dalhousie to find that there were not quarters available."

    —Annabel Venning, Following the Drum: The Lives of Army Wives and Daughters Past and Present (London: Headline, 2005), 71

    May 5, 2010