Untouchable

‘Go and get me two pieces of coal from the kitchen.’ The boy stood wonder-struck. That a Hindu should entrust him with the job of fetching glowing charcoal in the chilm which he was going to put on his hookah and smoke!

Note: A child so willing to please.

Anand, Mulk Raj. Untouchable. London: Penguin, 1940,  106.

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