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previously called Calcutta; most influential city in East India; known for severe poverty, political activism, and cultural influence
  • The last squire dragged out his existence there, living the horrible life of an aristocratic pauper; but his only son, my stepfather, seeing that he must adapt himself to the new conditions, obtained an advance from a relative, which enabled him to take a medical degree and went out to Calcutta, where, by his professional skill and his force of character, he established a large practice.
    Adventure VIII — The Adventure of the Speckled Band (15% in)

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