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Though he was burned black as any native; though he spoke the vernacular by preference, and his mother-tongue in a clipped uncertain sing-song; though he consorted on terms of perfect equality with the small boys of the bazar; Kim was white - a poor white of the very poorest.
The whole front was draped in ivy, with a patch clipped bare here and there where a window or a coat of arms broke through the dark veil.
He soon picked up the path which, winding among clipped hedges and flower beds, brought him in front of its long Palladian facade.