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鈥業n the city I visited first a Muhammadan Zenana, then paid my weekly visit to our Brahmin convert, B.鈥檚 wife.... Then went to G. R.鈥檚 Zenana, where are four generations of the family. I can read the Gospel there, without let or hindrance. The sweet young Bibi looked as if she would like me to kiss her,鈥攕o I did! Then to Sadiq鈥檚 mother. After this I returned home, noted down where I had been, and then鈥攄id not set to my lessons. I had something else to do. The cloth of our large screen was dirty; so Mera Bhatija suggested our putting the pictures on a nice clean one, and having the first white-washed. So I got in my Ayah to help me, and we were stitching away like anything, when I was interrupted by a visitor.
These bracelets were probably given by Mrs. Fitzherbert to her niece, who was described by the Duke of Orleans as "the prettiest girl in England."