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"The article to which U Po Kyin turned was of a rather different stamp from the rest. It ran:
"'In these happy times, when we poor blacks are being uplifted by the mighty western civilization, with its manifold blessings such as the cinematograph, machine-guns, syphilis, etc., what subject could be more inspiring than the private lives of our European benefactors? We think therefore that it may interest our readers to hear something of events in the up-country district of Kyauktada. And especially of Mr. Macgregor, honoured Deputy Commissioner of said district.
"'Mr. Macgregor is of the type of the Fine Old English Gentleman, such as, in these happy days, we have so many examples before our eyes. He is "a family man" as our dear English cousins say. Very much a family man is Mr. Macgregor. So much so that he has already three children in the district of...

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