All we babus talk English to show off,' said Hurree, flinging his shoulder-cloth jauntily.
Once upon a time the babus of Nayanjore were famous landholders.
We had a man killed in one of our forest villages at Mendabari recently; and our babus were held up the other day by a rogue.
Once upon a time the babus at Nayanjore were famous landholders.
I heard he had told his friends that the babus of Nayanjore never craved a boon.
But, cried the Oriental in him, babus do not travel far to retail compliments.
Sahibs cannot distinguish one hillman from another, but babus have eyes for men—and women.'
The babus make beautiful accountants, and if we could only see it, a merciful Providence has made the Babu for figures and detail.
No concessions to the clamour of the babus of Bengal will retain the loyalty of this country.