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Now, Selamlik Pasha was an Egyptian, and is it not written in the Book of Egypt that no man without the most dangerous reason may refuse backsheesh?
They had hoisted the Honourable Jane's eleven stone ten from the bottom to the top in record time, and now lay around, proud of their achievement and sure of their " backsheesh."
" Oh yes," he replied, " a little backsheesh
will open the road; there is nothing to fear."