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  • Young Martin, son of the tea-planter at Manipur, had boasted that he would go to war, with a rifle, against the head-hunters.

    Kim

  • Walter proposed to her and she refused him, and then he got this silly idea into his head of going out to India and being a tea-planter.

    Sleeping Murder

  • All this will give an idea of the variety of duties of a tea-planter.

    Ranching, Sport and Travel

  • "He was a retired tea-planter from Colombo," replied the inspector.

    The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu

  • "He was a retired tea-planter from Colombo," replied the Inspector.

    The Devil Doctor

  • They were no longer John Caldecott and Henry Symonds – they were the trusted commissioner and the successful tea-planter.

    Love and Life Behind the Purdah

  • Young Martin, son of the tea-planter at Manipur, had boasted that he would go to war, with a rifle, against the head-hunters.

    Kim

  • The Ceylon tea-planter, twenty years resident in the tropics, is garbed in the ordinary costume of civilization, and apparently suffers no discomfort.

    In Seven Stages: A Flying Trip Around the World

  • Here again farewells: to the dear little old lady from Boston and to my kind and charming friend the Ceylon tea-planter, who has placed me under an endless debt of gratitude by his many courtesies.

    In Seven Stages: A Flying Trip Around the World

  • We – the Lady from Boston, her son, the Ceylon tea-planter, and myself – hire a guide and carriage and go for a drive.

    In Seven Stages: A Flying Trip Around the World

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