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CIMA Gallary

The uses of English

“Most people who bother with the matter at all would admit that the English language is in a bad way, but it is generally assumed that we cannot by conscious action do anything about it. Our civilization is decadent, and our language — so the argument runs — must inevitably share in the general col...   | Read..
 
Letters to the Editor
Tilting towards oblivion
Sir — The leaning temple of Lord Shiva in the village, Huma, 23 kilometres south of Sambalpur, is a ...  | Read.. 
 
Code red
Sir — In the article, “Face the people” (Dec 28), Malvika Singh talks of “Red battis flashin ...  | Read.. 
 
Value added
Sir — I am a captain in the mercantile marine and have been serving my department for the last 32 y ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL

TRAVELS IN SPACE AND TIME

The Martian has always been a favourite. Whether one of those little green men, or a reddish being with enormous eyes and twi...   | Read..
 
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The only thing which gives me any pleasure is Leigh’s get-up. He has bought a short sheepskin coat, in which he evidently thinks he looks like a Hungarian shepherd, but horn-rimmed glasses and a rather loud pair of plus-fours destroy this effect. Dottie on the other hand has appeared in a very long fur-coat, down to the ankles, so thick as to make her quite round; she looks like a Russian grand-duke. We are all rather cross, and have rows about luggage. I want more than ever to travel with you...I get into despair wondering how it can ever be realised. Can it, do you think? Oh my lovely Virginia, it is dreadful how I miss you, and everything that everybody says seems flat and stupid. — VITA SACKVILLE-WEST