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9 Jaime Luciano Balmes:
Filosofia fundamental Tomo 1


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1001 CAPÍTULO I. IMPORTANCIA Y UTILIDAD DE LAS CUESTIONES SOBRE LA CERTEZA
4002 CAPÍTULO II. VERDADERO ESTADO DE LA CUESTION.
10003 CAPÍTULO III. DOS CERTEZAS: LA DEL GÉNERO HUMANO Y LA FILOSOFÍA.
18004 CAPÍTULO IV. SI EXISTE LA CIENCIA TRASCENDENTAL EN EL ORDEN INTELECTUAL ABSOLUTO.
26005 CAPÍTULO V. NO EXISTE LA CIENCIA TRASCENDENTAL EN EL ORDEN INTELECTUAL HUMANO NO PUEDE DIM...
30006 CAPÍTULO VI. CONTINUA LA DISCUSION SOBRE LA CIENCIA TRASCENDENTAL. INSUFICIENCIA DE LAS VERDADES REA...
33007 CAPÍTULO VII. ESTERILIDAD DE LA FILOSOFÍA DEL yo PARA PRODUCIR LA CIENCIA TRASCENDENTAL.
46008 CAPÍTULO VIII. LA IDENTIDAD UNIVERSAL.
55009 CAPÍTULO IX. CONTINÚA EL EXAMEN DEL SISTEMA DE LA IDENTIDAD UNIVERSAL. CAPÍTULO X. EL PROBLEMA DE LA REPRESENTACION. MÓNADAS DE LEIBNITZ.
59010 CAPÍTULO XI. EXAMEN DEL PROBLEMA DE LA REPRESENTACION.
63011 CAPÍTULO XII. INTELIGIBILIDAD INMEDIATA.
68012 CAPÍTULO XIII. REPRESENTACION DE CAUSALIDAD Y DE IDEALIDAD.
73013 CAPÍTULO XIV. IMPOSIBILIDAD DE HALLAR EL PRIMER PRINCIPIO EN EL ORDEN IDEAL.
76014 CAPÍTULO XV. LA CONDICION INDISPENSABLE
76015 CAPÍTULO XV. LA CONDICION INDISPENSABLE DE TODO CONOCIMIENTO HUMANO. MEDIOS DE PERCEPCION DE ...
84016 CAPÍTULO XVI. CONFUSION DE IDEAS EN LAS DISPUTAS SOBRE EL PRINCIPIO FUNDAMENTAL.
87017 CAPÍTULO XVII. LA EXISTENCIA Y EL PENSAMIENTO. PRINCIPIO DE DESCARTES.
98018 CAPÍTULO XVIII. MAS SOBRE EL PRINCIPIO DE DESCARTES. SU MÉTODO.
105019 CAPÍTULO XX. VERDADERO SENTIDO DEL PRINCIPIO DE CONTRADICCION. OPINION DE KANT.
105020 CAPÍTULO XX. VERDADERO SENTIDO DEL
116021 CAPÍTULO XXI. SI EL PRINCIPIO
116022 CAPÍTULO XXI. SI EL PRINCIPIO DE CONTRADICCION MERECE EL TÍTULO DE FUNDAMENTAL; Y EN QUÉ SENTIDO.
121023 CAPÍTULO XXII. EL PRINCIPIO DE LA EVIDENCIA.
125024 CAPÍTULO XXIII. CRITERIO DE LA CONCIENCIA.
130025 CAPÍTULO XXIV. CRITERIO DE LA EVIDENCIA.
135026 CAPÍTULO XXV. VALOR OBJETIVO DE
135027 CAPÍTULO XXV. VALOR OBJETIVO DE LAS IDEAS.
142028 CAPÍTULO XXVI. SI TODOS LOS CONOCIMIENTOS SE REDUCEN Á LA PERCEPCION DE LA IDENTIDAD.
146029 CAPÍTULO XXVII. CONTINUACION.
152030 CAPÍTULO XXVIII. CONTINUACION.
156031 CAPÍTULO XXIX. SI HAY VERDADEROS JUICIOS SINTÉTICOS á priori, EN EL SENTIDO DE KANT.
166032 CAPÍTULO XXX. CRITERIO DE VICO.
177033 CAPÍTULO XXXI. CONTINUACION.
183034 CAPÍTULO XXXII. CRITERIO DEL SENTIDO
183035 CAPÍTULO XXXII. CRITERIO DEL SENTIDO COMUN.
192036 CAPÍTULO XXXIII. ERROR DE LA-MENNAIS SOBRE EL CONSENTIMIENTO COMUN.
205037 NOTAS (SOBRE EL CAPÍTULO I.)
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PROLOGO.

01 CAPÍTULO I. IMPORTANCIA Y UTILIDAD DE LAS CUESTIONES SOBRE LA CERTEZA

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02 CAPÍTULO II. VERDADERO ESTADO DE LA CUESTION.

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03 CAPÍTULO III. DOS CERTEZAS: LA DEL GÉNERO HUMANO Y LA FILOSOFÍA.

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04 CAPÍTULO IV. SI EXISTE LA CIENCIA TRASCENDENTAL EN EL ORDEN INTELECTUAL ABSOLUTO.

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05 CAPÍTULO V. NO EXISTE LA CIENCIA TRASCENDENTAL EN EL ORDEN INTELECTUAL HUMANO NO PUEDE DIM...

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06 CAPÍTULO VI. CONTINUA LA DISCUSION SOBRE LA CIENCIA TRASCENDENTAL. INSUFICIENCIA DE LAS VERDADES REA...

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07 CAPÍTULO VII. ESTERILIDAD DE LA FILOSOFÍA DEL yo PARA PRODUCIR LA CIENCIA TRASCENDENTAL.

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08 CAPÍTULO VIII. LA IDENTIDAD UNIVERSAL.

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09 CAPÍTULO IX. CONTINÚA EL EXAMEN DEL SISTEMA DE LA IDENTIDAD UNIVERSAL. CAPÍTULO X. EL PROBLEMA DE LA REPRESENTACION. MÓNADAS DE LEIBNITZ.

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10 CAPÍTULO XI. EXAMEN DEL PROBLEMA DE LA REPRESENTACION.

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11 CAPÍTULO XII. INTELIGIBILIDAD INMEDIATA.

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21.a Luego la filosofa puramente

12 CAPÍTULO XIII. REPRESENTACION DE CAUSALIDAD Y DE IDEALIDAD.

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13 CAPÍTULO XIV. IMPOSIBILIDAD DE HALLAR EL PRIMER PRINCIPIO EN EL ORDEN IDEAL.

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14 CAPÍTULO XV. LA CONDICION INDISPENSABLE

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15 CAPÍTULO XV. LA CONDICION INDISPENSABLE DE TODO CONOCIMIENTO HUMANO. MEDIOS DE PERCEPCION DE ...

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16 CAPÍTULO XVI. CONFUSION DE IDEAS EN LAS DISPUTAS SOBRE EL PRINCIPIO FUNDAMENTAL.

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17 CAPÍTULO XVII. LA EXISTENCIA Y EL PENSAMIENTO. PRINCIPIO DE DESCARTES.

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18 CAPÍTULO XVIII. MAS SOBRE EL PRINCIPIO DE DESCARTES. SU MÉTODO.

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19 CAPÍTULO XX. VERDADERO SENTIDO DEL PRINCIPIO DE CONTRADICCION. OPINION DE KANT.

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20 CAPÍTULO XX. VERDADERO SENTIDO DEL

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21 CAPÍTULO XXI. SI EL PRINCIPIO

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22 CAPÍTULO XXI. SI EL PRINCIPIO DE CONTRADICCION MERECE EL TÍTULO DE FUNDAMENTAL; Y EN QUÉ SENTIDO.

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23 CAPÍTULO XXII. EL PRINCIPIO DE LA EVIDENCIA.

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24 CAPÍTULO XXIII. CRITERIO DE LA CONCIENCIA.

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25 CAPÍTULO XXIV. CRITERIO DE LA EVIDENCIA.

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26 CAPÍTULO XXV. VALOR OBJETIVO DE

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27 CAPÍTULO XXV. VALOR OBJETIVO DE LAS IDEAS.

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28 CAPÍTULO XXVI. SI TODOS LOS CONOCIMIENTOS SE REDUCEN Á LA PERCEPCION DE LA IDENTIDAD.

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29 CAPÍTULO XXVII. CONTINUACION.

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30 CAPÍTULO XXVIII. CONTINUACION.

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31 CAPÍTULO XXIX. SI HAY VERDADEROS JUICIOS SINTÉTICOS á priori, EN EL SENTIDO DE KANT.

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32 CAPÍTULO XXX. CRITERIO DE VICO.

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33 CAPÍTULO XXXI. CONTINUACION.

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34 CAPÍTULO XXXII. CRITERIO DEL SENTIDO

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35 CAPÍTULO XXXII. CRITERIO DEL SENTIDO COMUN.

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36 CAPÍTULO XXXIII. ERROR DE LA-MENNAIS SOBRE EL CONSENTIMIENTO COMUN.

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Si admitimos las sensaciones y prescindimos de la razón, el hombre se nos convierte en un bruto. Siente, mas no piensa;

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Cuando despertamos de un sueño muy vivo, estamos á veces por algunos momentos dudando de si hay sueño ó r...

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El instinto concedido á los brutos y negado al hombre, es un indicio de que para apreciar las sensaciones se nos ha dado I...

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No hay pues en el hombre criterios de verdad enteramente aislados. Todos están en relación; se afirman y completan retí...

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Las sensaciones nos llevan instintivamente á creer en la existencia de un mundo exterior; y si dicha creencia se sujeta al...

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«En un círculo todos los radios son iguales.» Esta es una verdad necesaria; los sentidos al hombre, es un indicio de que para apreciar las sensaciones se nos ha dado I...

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No hay pues en el hombre criterios de verdad enteramente aislados. Todos están en relación; se afirman y completan retí...

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Las sensaciones nos llevan instintivamente á creer en la existencia de un mundo exterior; y si dicha creencia se sujeta al...

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«En un círculo todos los radios son iguales.» Esta es una verdad necesaria; los sentidos no ven ningún círculo perfecto;

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«No hay mudanza, sin causa que la produzca.»

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oir el ruido del viento; pero nuestro oido nos ha engañado otras veces; para asegurarnos de la verdad miramos si hay...

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La verdad completa, como el bien perfecto, no existen sin la armoná: esta es una ley necesaria, y á ella está sujeto el...

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[339.] Con estas doctrinas, creo posible la filosofa sin escepticismo: el exámen no desaparece, por el contrario se extiend...

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La filosofa no puede generalizarse hasta el punto de ser una cosa popular; á este se opone la humana naturaleza; pero tamp...

37 NOTAS (SOBRE EL CAPÍTULO I.)

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sobre el Método, tercera parte).

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INDICE DE LAS MATERIAS DEL TOMO PRIMERO.

10 Jaime Luciano Balmes:
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1001 CAPÍTULO I. LA SENSACION EN SÍ MISMA.
6002 CAPÍTULO II. LA MATERIA NO PUEDE SENTIR. [12.]
12003 CAPÍTULO III. El Sueño y la Vigilia. [20.]
15004 CAPÍTULO IV. RELACION DE LAS SENSACIONES CON UN MUNDO EXTERNO. [24.]
21005 CAPÍTULO V. UNA HIPÓTESIS IDEALISTA. [28.]
23006 CAPÍTULO VI. SI LA CAUSA EXTERNA É INMEDIATA DE LAS SENSACIONES ES UNA CAUSA LIBRE. [31.]
25007 CAPÍTULO VII. ANÁLISIS DE LA OBJETIVIDAD DE LAS SENSACIONES. [36.]
29008 CAPÍTULO VIII. Sensación de la Extension. [42.]
32009 CAPÍTULO IX. OBJETIVIDAD DE LA SENSACION DE EXTENSION. [48.]
38010 CAPÍTULO X. VALOR DEL TACTO PARA OBJETIVAR LAS SENSACIONES. [53].
40011 CAPÍTULO XI. INFERIORIDAD DEL TACTO COMPARADO CON OTROS SENTIDOS. [58.]
45012 CAPÍTULO XII. SI LA SOLA VISTA PODRIA DARNOS IDEA DE UNA SUPERFICIE. [64.]
51013 CAPÍTULO XIII. EL CIEGO DE CHESELDEN. [75.]
55014 CAPÍTULO XIV. SE EXAMINA SI LA VISTA PUEDE DARNOS IDEA DEL VOLÚMEN. [78.]
59015 CAPÍTULO XV. LA VISTA Y EL MOVIMIENTO.
63016 CAPÍTULO XVI. POSIBILIDAD DE OTROS SENTIDOS.
105017 CAPÍTULO IX. OPINION DE LOS QUE ATRIBUYEN AL ESPACIO UNA NATURALEZA DISTINTA DE LOS CUERPOS.
107018 CAPÍTULO X. OPINION DE LOS QUE CREEN QUE EL ESPACIO ES LA INMENSIDAD DE DIOS.
114019 CAPÍTULO XII. SE EXPLICA EN QUÉ CONSISTE EL ESPACIO.
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01 CAPÍTULO I. LA SENSACION EN SÍ MISMA.

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02 CAPÍTULO II. LA MATERIA NO PUEDE SENTIR. [12.]

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[13.] Tomemos un compuesto de dos partes, A

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[14.] Estas partes A y B, ó

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[15.] Surge aquí una dificultad gravísima. Si

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[17.] ¿Cuál será entonces el destino de esas almas ó de esas fuerzas vitales, en destruyéndose la organización que ellas vivifican?

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[18.] Suele decirse que nada se aniquila; esta

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[19.] Pero supongamos que no se quiera acudir al aniquilamiento; ¿hay

03 CAPÍTULO III. El Sueño y la Vigilia. [20.]

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[20.] El hecho de la sensación está enlazado con otros, y

04 CAPÍTULO IV. RELACION DE LAS SENSACIONES CON UN MUNDO EXTERNO. [24.]

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05 CAPÍTULO V. UNA HIPÓTESIS IDEALISTA. [28.]

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06 CAPÍTULO VI. SI LA CAUSA EXTERNA É INMEDIATA DE LAS SENSACIONES ES UNA CAUSA LIBRE. [31.]

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07 CAPÍTULO VII. ANÁLISIS DE LA OBJETIVIDAD DE LAS SENSACIONES. [36.]

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08 CAPÍTULO VIII. Sensación de la Extension. [42.]

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09 CAPÍTULO IX. OBJETIVIDAD DE LA SENSACION DE EXTENSION. [48.]

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10 CAPÍTULO X. VALOR DEL TACTO PARA OBJETIVAR LAS SENSACIONES. [53].

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11 CAPÍTULO XI. INFERIORIDAD DEL TACTO COMPARADO CON OTROS SENTIDOS. [58.]

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12 CAPÍTULO XII. SI LA SOLA VISTA PODRIA DARNOS IDEA DE UNA SUPERFICIE. [64.]

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13 CAPÍTULO XIII. EL CIEGO DE CHESELDEN. [75.]

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14 CAPÍTULO XIV. SE EXAMINA SI LA VISTA PUEDE DARNOS IDEA DEL VOLÚMEN. [78.]

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15 CAPÍTULO XV. LA VISTA Y EL MOVIMIENTO.

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16 CAPÍTULO XVI. POSIBILIDAD DE OTROS SENTIDOS.

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En el instante A, la extensión de la pluma se encuentra ocupando la parte A' del espacio; en el momento B, la misma extensión de la pluma se halla ocupando la parte B' del espacio distinta de la parte A'; luego ni la parte A' del espacio, ni la parte...

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¿La extensión de un cuerpo es el mismo cuerpo? Yo no concibo cuerpo sin extensión: pero esto no prueba que la extensión sea el mismo cuerpo.

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¿Qué es pues el espacio? ¿Es algo en la realidad? ¿Es solo una idea? Si es una idea, ¿le corresponde un objeto en el mundo externo? ¿Es una pura ilusión? La palabra espacio, ¿está vacía de sentido? Si

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Luego el espacio se nos presenta como indefinido. [45.]

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Decir que la nada puede tener propiedades, es destruir todas las ideas, es afirmar la posibilidad del ser y no ser á un mismo tiempo, y subvertir por consiguiente el fundamentos de los conocimientos humanos. [47.]

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Según Descartes la esencia del cuerpo consiste en la extensión; y como en el espacio concebimos por necesidad extensión, se sigue que cuerpo, extensión y espacio, son tres cosas esencialmente idénticas. El

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La distancia es una propiedad de la extensión que no puede existir sin la extensión» (Princ. de la Pilos, p. 2. § 18). [56.]

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Leibnitz opina que el espacio es «una relación, un órden, no solo entre las cosas existentes, sino también entre las posibles, como si ellas existiesen» (Nuevos Ensayos sobre el entendimiento humano, Lib. 2, cap. 13, § 17). Cree

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Como quiera, es bien notable que tres filósofos tan insignes como Aristóteles, Descartes y Leibnitz, hayan estado de acuerdo en negar la existencia de esa capacidad que se llama espacio, considerada como un ser distinto de los cuerpos, y con posibili...

17 CAPÍTULO IX. OPINION DE LOS QUE ATRIBUYEN AL ESPACIO UNA NATURALEZA DISTINTA DE LOS CUERPOS.

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¿El espacio será algo distinto de la extensión misma de los cuerpos? A la opinión que esto sostiene suele objetársele que el espacio ha de ser ó cuerpo ó espíritu; que si no es cuerpo será espíritu, lo Location 116 - Note hgl:20120414

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«Todo cuerpo es compuesto» no es idéntica á esta otra: «Todo compuesto es cuerpo.» Luego puede haber compuestos que no sean cuerpos. La composición, el tener partes, es una propiedad del cuerpo; mas esto no constituye su esencia, ó al menos nosotros ...

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«Todo espíritu es simple» no es lo mismo que «todo simple es espíritu.» La simplicidad es necesaria al espíritu, mas no constituye su esencia.

18 CAPÍTULO X. OPINION DE LOS QUE CREEN QUE EL ESPACIO ES LA INMENSIDAD DE DIOS.

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han dicho que el espacio era la misma inmensidad de Dios. Esto

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El espacio es algo. Antes que Dios criase el mundo, el espacio existia. No es posible concebir que los cuerpos existan, sin espacio en que se extiendan. Antes de que existan, concebimos esa capacidad en que pueden colocarse: luego el espacio es etern...

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No hay movimiento sin espacio; y en el primer instante de ser criados los cuerpos, se pudieron mover y se movieron. Aunque no supongamos mas que un solo cuerpo en el mundo, podría moverse, y este movimiento podría prolongarse hasta lo infinito. Luego

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Luego el espacio es infinito.

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Luego el espacio es indestructible. Un ser eterno, infinito, indestructible, no puede ser criado; luego el espacio es increado. Luego es Dios mismo. Luego ha de ser Dios en cuanto nosotros lo concebimos con relación á la extensión: luego el espacio e...

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Adoptada esta teoría no hay inconveniente en hacer el espacio infinito, eterno, indestructible. [69.]

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CAPÍTULO XI. OPINION DE FENELON.

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en alas de su religión y de su genio, y continúa: «Dios no está en ningún lugar, ni en ningún tiempo; porque su ser absoluto é infinito no tiene ninguna relación á los lugares y á los tiempos, que no son mas que límites y restricciones del ser. Pregu...

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la inmensidad excluye toda medida de extensión; no ha sido, no será, es; no está aquí, no está allá, no está mas allá de ningún límite: es absolutamente, todas las expresiones que le refieren á algún término, que le fijan en algún lugar, son impropia...

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Dios no es precisamente una cosa singular y restringida, es todo, es el ser, ó para decirlo mejor, diciéndolo mas sencillamente: él es; cuantas menos palabras se dicen de él, mas cosas se expresan: es; guardaos de añadir nada.» [76.]

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pues que viendo él todo lo que hay, si no la ve, no la hay. Estamos pues en el idealismo de Berkeley: un mundo externo sin extensión, no es el mundo tal como lo reputa el sentido común: es el mundo de los idealistas. Por

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Busca Santo Tomás (1. P. cuest. 8. art. 1.) si Dios está en todas las cosas, y responde que sí: mas para probar su aserto, no echa mano de la necesidad de que todo esté situado, antes por el contrario, se olvida de la idea de espacio, y apela á la de...

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«Las cosas incorpóreas no están en el lugar por el contacto de cantidad dimensiva, sino por el contacto de la actividad, virtutis.»

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Así todas las ciencias naturales, que como hemos visto ya, se reducen á cálculo de extensión y movimiento, no penetran en la esencia de las cosas, y se limitan á un aspecto, cual es el presentado á nuestra experiencia. Por manera que, en dichas cienc...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 173 2714
Las ciencias naturales tienen dos partes: una física y otra geométrica: la primera, supone los datos suministrados por la experiencia; la segunda forma sus cálculos con arreglo á los mismos datos. Alterad

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 173 2716
una experiencia nueva de la que resultará una ciencia física nueva: el cálculo será el mismo, solo que á nuevos datos corresponderán nuevos resultados. Hé aquí desvanecida la dificultad. Todas

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 173 2717
Todas las ciencias físicas estriban en la observación; todas sus combinaciones se ejecutan sobre los datos suministrados por la observación; luego todas las ciencias físicas envuelven una parte condicional, no son enteramente absolutas. La

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 174 2723
Surge aquí otra dificultad, que en apariencia es mas grave que la anterior: si las relaciones de los cuerpos no son esenciales y están sujetas á variación; si lo que sobre ellos calculamos, no está fundado en datos de necesidad intrínseca; parece

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 175 2745
La geometría en sí misma, ó sea en el órden puramente ideal, se funda en el principio de contradicción: siendo este verdadero por absoluta necesidad, lo es también aquella. Pero Location 189 - Note hgl:20120414 Location 2759 - Producir la impresión, es simplemente causar; y la causalidad no repugna á los seres simples. De aquí es que no hay ningún inconveniente en que un espíritu nos produzca de esta manera una de las impresiones sensibles: de lo contrario seria menester d...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 177 2767
Nuestra intuición sensible, á la cual, por instinto y por razón, le damos un objeto real, se refiere á este objeto, como esencialmente compuesto, y en este órden que llamamos continuidad: si pues convertimos á este objeto en simple, destruimos el obj...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 177 2776
Esto en cuanto á lo subjetivo; por lo que toca á lo objetivo, conviene notar, que las representaciones sensibles no las tenemos siempre de objetos reales, pero se refieren siempre á objetos cuando menos posibles, es decir que la intuición, no está en...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 178 2784
tenemos algunos indicios en la experiencia misma, la cual á cada paso nos enseña que los cuerpos sensibles dejan de serlo, y los insensibles se nos hacen sensibles, con solo mediar una pequeña alteración. La

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 178 2792
A medida que se va dilatando el campo de la experiencia, se descubren nuevos fenómenos: ahí están los de la atracción magnética, de la electricidad, y del galvanismo. En estos fenómenos, obran agentes que en sí mismos son imperceptibles al sentido: ¿...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 179 2798
Es probable pues, que en el universo hay muchos seres imperceptibles á nuestros sentidos, y para cuya percepción seria bastante una modificación de los órganos, ó un cambio en algunas leyes de la naturaleza. ¡Ancho campo de atrevidas conjeturas, y me...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 179 2803
Hablo únicamente de la posibilidad, porque estando limitados á lo que nos enseña la experiencia, ignoramos lo que hay en la esfera de los seres con quienes no estamos en comunicación: si algo sabemos de ellos, es lo que Dios nos ha revelado: y la rev...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 179 2809
envuelve nuestro espíritu inmortal, se disolverá, deshaciéndose en polvo; entonces, el ser que dentro de nosotros siente, piensa y quiere, se hallará en un estado nuevo, separado de la organización corpórea. ¿Cuáles serán entonces sus facultades? Est...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 181 2829
por el cuerpo, como el que ejerce una acción por medio de un instrumento: quien siente es el alma misma; y la acción instrumental del cuerpo se reduce á poner ciertas condiciones, de las cuales resulta la sensación, por influjo físico ú ocasional. Lu...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 181 2832
no hay ninguna repugnancia intrínseca en que Dios comunique á un espíritu puro facultades sensitivas; ya sean de representación, como esas en que se nos ofrece el mundo corpóreo; ya sean puramente subjetivas, como las de placer ó de dolor. [226.]

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 181 2843
Quizás se pudiera creer que no queda ya ninguna duda con respecto á la posibilidad de la sensación, independientemente de los órganos corpóreos: y que para decir lo contrario, seria preciso sostener que Dios no puede producir por sí mismo, lo que pro...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 182 2850
en vez de decir: «Las facultades sensitivas no repugnan á un espíritu puro,» dijésemos: «las facultades sensitivas no repugnan á la simplicidad de un espíritu puro.» [228.]

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 183 2869
representación nos ocurre: ora será la misma palabra causalidad, escrita ó hablada; ora la imágen de un hombre que ejecute alguna cosa; ora la de otro agente cualquiera; pero nunca podremos deshacernos de toda representación sensible. El

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 185 2891
con las propiedades pasivas, se combinan las activas: tales concebimos los agentes corpóreos, que si bien no llegan aun á la categoría de vivientes, toman ya una parte activa en la producción de los fenómenos que salen del laboratorio de la naturalez...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 185 2894
Al entrar en el orden de los seres orgánicos, ya nos hallamos con una naturaleza mas expansiva: la vida es una continua expansión. El ser viviente, se extiende en algún modo al tiempo en que habrá cesado de existir, encerrando en sí mismo los gérmene...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 186 2915
aspecto de la simplicidad; y que las consideraciones sobre el carácter de la inteligencia deben hacernos cautos para no afirmar como posible, lo que quizá veríamos imposible, si conociésemos mejor la naturaleza de las cosas. [240.]

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 187 2922
Para ejercer sus funciones de la manera conveniente, es necesario que esté en incesante comunicación con su propio cuerpo y con los que le rodean, teniendo la intuición sensible de las relaciones corpóreas, siendo avisada por el dolor de cualquier de...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 188 2949
Guardémonos de aventurar proposiciones sobre arcanos que nos son desconocidos: pero guardémonos también de señalar lindes á la Omnipotencia, llamando imposible lo que á los ojos de una sana filosofía, está en el orden de la posibilidad. CAPÍTULO

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 189 2957
hablar de un lugar mismo, con abstracción de los cuerpos, es hablar de nada. Luego, la impenetrabilidad no puede ser otra cosa que cierta relación, ó de los cuerpos ó de las ideas. [247.]

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 189 2962
Cuando imaginamos que los dos globos coinciden perfectamente, ya no hay dos, sino uno solo; cuando imaginamos que un globo ocupa una parte del otro, resulta una figura nueva, ó bien el uno es considerado como una porción del otro, y por consiguiente ...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 190 2982
El universo no se ha calcado sobre nuestra experiencia, sino que nuestra experiencia ha dimanado de él: decir que no hay ni puede haber nada sino lo que la misma nos atestigua, es hacer á nuestro yo el tipo del universo, es afirmar que sus leyes está...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 191 2988
los objetos extensos hay dos cosas: multiplicidad y continuidad: la primera es absolutamente necesaria, si

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 192 3005
El misterio de la Eucaristía es un hecho sobrenatural, incomprensible al débil hombre, inexplicable con palabras humanas; esto lo confiesan los católicos; esto lo reconoce la Iglesia. No

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 194 3039
¿Qué es la extension? en la realidad es un conjunto de relaciones de los seres que entran en la composición de lo extenso. Estas

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 194 3046
Si se supone un cuerpo con la extension sometida á otras condiciones, sin la relación ordinaria á la extension de los demás; falta el supuesto en que hacemos estribar la imposibilidad de estar un cuerpo á un mismo tiempo en muchos lugares; luego habi...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 195 3057
para que se examinase mas profundamente la distancia del fenómeno á la realidad; la diferencia entre lo contingente y lo necesario: el augusto misterio pesaba sobre la filosofía suscitando cuestiones que probablemente no se hubieran ofrecido jamás al...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 195 3063
El pecado original es un misterio, pero este misterio explica el mundo entero; la Encarnación es un misterio, pero este misterio explica las tradiciones del humano linaje; la

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 196 3079
por tanto, si no existia antes en el espíritu, tampoco ha podido nacer de la sensación, como un efecto de su causa. [263.]

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 197 3088
La vista, ó la representación imaginaria de un triángulo, es un fenómeno contingente, que nada nos dice sobre las relaciones necesarias de los lados y de los ángulos entre sí. Para llegar á percibir estas relaciones, esta necesidad, se requiere algo ...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 198 3105
y ejerza su acción generalizadora. ¿Este triángulo es ese cuadrilátero? nó ¿Son ambos extensos? sí. ¿Esta superficie es ese volúmen? nó. ¿Son ambos extensos? sí. ¿Todos los triángulos son diferentes de los cuadriláteros? sí. ¿Todas las superficies, t...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 2 Kindle Edition., 199 3114
1. Hay certeza inmediata de nuestras relaciones con seres distintos de nosotros. 2. Hay certeza de la existencia de un mundo externo. 3. El mundo externo no es mas para nosotros que un ser extenso que nos afecta, y que está sometido á leyes constante...

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1191 LIBRO QUINTO. IDEA DEL ENTE.
1562 entendimiento. FIN DEL LIBRO QUINTO.
1563 DEL LIBRO QUINTO.
1564 LIBRO SEXTO. UNIDAD Y NUMERO.
1755 LIBRO SÉPTIMO. EL TIEMPO.
220pages

18001 CAPÍTULO I. OJEADA SOBRE EL SENSUALISMO.
21002 CAPÍTULO II. LA ESTATUA DE CONDILLAC.
26003 CAPÍTULO III. DIFERENCIA ENTRE LAS IDEAS GEOMÉTRICAS Y LAS REPRESENTACIONES SENSIBLES QUE L...
28004 CAPÍTULO IV. LA IDEA Y EL ACTO INTELECTUAL.
32005 CAPÍTULO V. COTEJO DE LAS IDEAS GEOMETRICAS CON LAS NO GEOMÉTRICAS.
37006 CAPÍTULO VI. EN QUE CONSISTE LA IDEA GEOMÉTRICA; Y CUÁLES SON SUS RELACIONES CON LA INTUICION SENSI...
40007 CAPÍTULO VII. EL ENTENDIMIENTO AGENTE DE LOS ARISTOTÉÜCOS.
44008 CAPÍTULO VIII. KANT Y LOS ARISTOTÉLICOS.
59009 CAPÍTULO IX. OJEADA HISTÓRICA SOBRE EL VALOR DE LAS IDEAS PURAS. CAPÍTULO X. LA INTUICION SENSIBLE.
62010 CAPÍTULO XI. DOS CONOCIMIENTOS: INTUITIVO Y DISCURSIVO.
64011 CAPÍTULO XII. El SENSUALISMO DE KANT.
66012 CAPÍTULO XIII. EXISTENCIA DE LA INTUICION INTELECTUAL PURA.
68013 CAPÍTULO XIV. VALOR DE LOS CONCEPTOS INTELECTUALES, PRESCINDIENDO DE LA INTUICION INT...
71014 CAPÍTULO XV. ACLARACIONES SOBRE EL VALOR DE LOS CONCEPTOS GENERALES.
73015 CAPÍTULO XVI. VALOR DE LOS PRINCIPIOS, INDEPENDIENTEMENTE DE LA INTUICION SENSIBLE.
76016 CAPÍTULO XVII. RELACIONES DE LA INTUICION CON EL GRADO DEL SER PERCEPTIVO.
78017 CAPÍTULO XVIII. ASPIRACIONES DEL ALMA HUMANA. [111.]
80018 CAPÍTULO XIX. ELEMENTOS Y VARIEDAD DE CARACTERES DE LA REPRESENTACION SENSIBLE.
84019 CAPÍTULO XX. SI HAY REPRESENTACIONES INTERMEDIAS ENTRE LA INTUICION SENSIBLE Y EL ACTO INTELECTUAL.
89020 CAPÍTULO XXI. IDEAS INDETERMINADAS Y DETERMINADAS.
89021 CAPÍTULO XXII. LÍMITES DE NUESTRA INTUICION.
93022 CAPÍTULO XXIII. NECESIDAD ENTRAÑADA POR LAS IDEAS.
97023 CAPÍTULO XXIV. EXISTENCIA DE LA RAZON UNIVERSAL.
99024 CAPÍTULO XXV. EN QUÉ CONSISTE LA RAZON UNIVERSAL.
101025 CAPÍTULO XXVI. ACLARACIONES SOBRE EL FUNDAMENTO REAL DE LA POSIBILIDAD PURA.
104026 CAPÍTULO XXVII. EXPLICACION DE LOS FENÓMENOS INTELECTUALES INDIVIDUALES, POR LA RAZON UNIVER...
106027 CAPÍTULO XXVIII. OBSERVACIONES SOBRE LA RELACION DE LAS PALABRAS CON LAS IDEAS.
110028 CAPÍTULO XXIX. ORÍGEN Y CARÁCTER DE LA RELACION ENTRE EL LENGUAJE Y LAS IDEAS.
110029 CAPÍTULO XXIX. ORÍGEN Y CARÁCTER
110030 filósofos no han llegado á ponerse de acuerdo sobre las ideas de espacio y tiempo; y sin embargo el hombre mas ignorante nuestra percepción no es capaz de abarcar muchos á un tiempo; resulta que el ejercicio de nuestras facultades, es porhd2: CAPÍTULO XXX. IDEAS INNATAS.
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01 CAPÍTULO I. OJEADA SOBRE EL SENSUALISMO.

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02 CAPÍTULO II. LA ESTATUA DE CONDILLAC.

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03 CAPÍTULO III. DIFERENCIA ENTRE LAS IDEAS GEOMÉTRICAS Y LAS REPRESENTACIONES SENSIBLES QUE L...

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04 CAPÍTULO IV. LA IDEA Y EL ACTO INTELECTUAL.

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05 CAPÍTULO V. COTEJO DE LAS IDEAS GEOMETRICAS CON LAS NO GEOMÉTRICAS.

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06 CAPÍTULO VI. EN QUE CONSISTE LA IDEA GEOMÉTRICA; Y CUÁLES SON SUS RELACIONES CON LA INTUICION SENSI...

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07 CAPÍTULO VII. EL ENTENDIMIENTO AGENTE DE LOS ARISTOTÉÜCOS.

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08 CAPÍTULO VIII. KANT Y LOS ARISTOTÉLICOS.

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sobre los grandes problemas ontológicos,

09 CAPÍTULO IX. OJEADA HISTÓRICA SOBRE EL VALOR DE LAS IDEAS PURAS. CAPÍTULO X. LA INTUICION SENSIBLE.

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10 CAPÍTULO XI. DOS CONOCIMIENTOS: INTUITIVO Y DISCURSIVO.

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11 CAPÍTULO XII. El SENSUALISMO DE KANT.

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12 CAPÍTULO XIII. EXISTENCIA DE LA INTUICION INTELECTUAL PURA.

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13 CAPÍTULO XIV. VALOR DE LOS CONCEPTOS INTELECTUALES, PRESCINDIENDO DE LA INTUICION INT...

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14 CAPÍTULO XV. ACLARACIONES SOBRE EL VALOR DE LOS CONCEPTOS GENERALES.

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15 CAPÍTULO XVI. VALOR DE LOS PRINCIPIOS, INDEPENDIENTEMENTE DE LA INTUICION SENSIBLE.

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16 CAPÍTULO XVII. RELACIONES DE LA INTUICION CON EL GRADO DEL SER PERCEPTIVO.

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17 CAPÍTULO XVIII. ASPIRACIONES DEL ALMA HUMANA. [111.]

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La atenta observación de los fenómenos apodera de nosotros en ocasiones

18 CAPÍTULO XIX. ELEMENTOS Y VARIEDAD DE CARACTERES DE LA REPRESENTACION SENSIBLE.

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19 CAPÍTULO XX. SI HAY REPRESENTACIONES INTERMEDIAS ENTRE LA INTUICION SENSIBLE Y EL ACTO INTELECTUAL.

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20 CAPÍTULO XXI. IDEAS INDETERMINADAS Y DETERMINADAS.

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21 CAPÍTULO XXII. LÍMITES DE NUESTRA INTUICION.

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22 CAPÍTULO XXIII. NECESIDAD ENTRAÑADA POR LAS IDEAS.

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Pregunta el ateo qué medio tenemos para cerciorarnos de la existencia de Dios; y como que exige una aparición de la divi...

23 CAPÍTULO XXIV. EXISTENCIA DE LA RAZON UNIVERSAL.

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Dios mismo, ser por esencia, no es un ser en abstracto, es una realidad infinita. En él está particularizada, por decirlo así, la ide...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 3 Kindle Edition., 99 1558
Nuestro individuo no existia hace poco, y la verdad existia; cuando nosotros hayamos desaparecido, la verdad continuará la mi...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 3 Kindle Edition., 99 1559
Hay ciertas verdades necesarias que todos los hombres perciben sin haberse convenido, ni podido convenir; luego to...

24 CAPÍTULO XXV. EN QUÉ CONSISTE LA RAZON UNIVERSAL.

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Un hecho real ha de tener un principio real; un fenómeno universal ha de tener una causa universal; un fenómeno independí...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 3 Kindle Edition., 100 1569
Luego existe una razón universal, origen de todas las razones finitas, fuente de toda verdad, luz de todas las inteligencias, laz...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 3 Kindle Edition., 100 1571
Luego la unidad de la razón humana da una cumplida demostración de la existencia de Dios. La razón universal existe; y la razón...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 3 Kindle Edition., 100 1574
La razón impersonal de que hablan algunos filósofos es una palabra sin sentido. O existe

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 3 Kindle Edition., 101 1588
Las verdades necesarias preexisten pues á la razón humana: y esta preexistencia es una palabra sin sentido, cuando no se la en cuanto á todos los entendimientos finitos los ilumina una misma luz: Dios que los ha criado.

25 CAPÍTULO XXVI. ACLARACIONES SOBRE EL FUNDAMENTO REAL DE LA POSIBILIDAD PURA.

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Si se nos pregunta qué seria de esta verdad en caso de que nosotros no existiéramos, responderemos sin vacilar...

26 CAPÍTULO XXVII. EXPLICACION DE LOS FENÓMENOS INTELECTUALES INDIVIDUALES, POR LA RAZON UNIVER...

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27 CAPÍTULO XXVIII. OBSERVACIONES SOBRE LA RELACION DE LAS PALABRAS CON LAS IDEAS.

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28 CAPÍTULO XXIX. ORÍGEN Y CARÁCTER DE LA RELACION ENTRE EL LENGUAJE Y LAS IDEAS.

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29 CAPÍTULO XXIX. ORÍGEN Y CARÁCTER

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30 filósofos no han llegado á ponerse de acuerdo sobre las ideas de espacio y tiempo; y sin embargo el hombre mas ignorante nuestra percepción no es capaz de abarcar muchos á un tiempo; resulta que el ejercicio de nuestras facultades, es porhd2: CAPÍTULO XXX. IDEAS INNATAS.

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119101 CAPÍTULO I. HAY EN NUESTRO ENTENDIMIENTO LA IDEA DEL ENTE.
121102 CAPÍTULO II. SIMPLICIDAD É INDETERMINACION DE LA IDEA DE ENTE.
122103 CAPÍTULO III. EL SER SUBSTANTIVO Y EL COPULATIVO.
126104 CAPÍTULO IV. EL ENTE, OBJETO DEL ENTENDIMIENTO, NO ES ÉL POSIBLE, EN CUANTO POSIBLE.
129105 CAPÍTULO V. SOLUCION DE UNA DIFICULTAD.
131106 CAPÍTULO VI. COMO SE ENTIENDE QUE LA IDEA DEL ENTE SEA LA FORMA DEL ENTENDIMIENTO.
132107 CAPÍTULO VII. TODA CIENCIA SE FUNDA EN EL POSTULADO DE LA EXISTENCIA.
136108 CAPÍTULO VIII. EL FUNDAMENTO DE LA POSIBILIDAD PURA, Y LA CONDICION DE un UAAJ I UlV/in.
138109 CAPÍTULO IX. IDEA DE LA NEGACION.
141110 CAPÍTULO X. IDENTIDAD, DISTINCION; UNIDAD, MULTIPLICIDAD.
142111 CAPÍTULO XI. ORIGEN DE LA IDEA DEL ENTE.
147112 CAPÍTULO XII. DISTINCION ENTRE LA ESENCIA Y LA EXISTENCIA.
150113 CAPÍTULO XIII. OPINION DE KANT SOBRE LA REALIDAD Y LA NEGACION.
153114 CAPÍTULO XIV. RESUMEN Y CONSECUENCIAS DE LA DOCTRINA DEL ENTE.
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01 CAPÍTULO I. HAY EN NUESTRO ENTENDIMIENTO LA IDEA DEL ENTE.

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Sea cual fuere sea lo que fuere:

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Location 1887 El principio de Descartes «yo pienso luego soy»

02 CAPÍTULO II. SIMPLICIDAD É INDETERMINACION DE LA IDEA DE ENTE.

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Desde el momento que se hace entrar en ella una determinación cualquiera, se la destruye en cierto modo; ya no hay la i...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 3 Kindle Edition., 121 1908
[9.] Luego la idea del ente es una idea simplicísima, que es irresoluble en otros elementos, y que por tanto no puede n...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 3 Kindle Edition., 121 1911
el ser, nos es imposible explicarlo de otra manera que por sí mismo.

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 3 Kindle Edition., 122 1917
[10.] De esto se infiere que la idea de ente no es para nosotros intuitiva; pues que con su indeterminación misma, excluye el qu...

03 CAPÍTULO III. EL SER SUBSTANTIVO Y EL COPULATIVO.

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Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 3 Kindle Edition., 122 1919
distinguir entre la idea absoluta del ser y la relativa;

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 3 Kindle Edition., 122 1922
Pedro es; Pedro es bueno. En la primera, el verbo es significa la realidad de Pedro, ó su

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 3 Kindle Edition., 123 1934
La mesa es, equivale á, la mesa es existente. Loe

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 3 Kindle Edition., 124 1946
el verbo ser, cuando es copulativo, expresa la relación de dos ideas.

04 CAPÍTULO IV. EL ENTE, OBJETO DEL ENTENDIMIENTO, NO ES ÉL POSIBLE, EN CUANTO POSIBLE.

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Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 3 Kindle Edition., 126 1986
el origen de todas nuestras ideas, está en la de ser, mas nó real, sino posible. «La simple idea del ser, dice, no es percepci...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 3 Kindle Edition., 126 1990
[24.] ¿Qué es la posibilidad? La idea de posibilidad, prescindiendo de sus clasificaciones, nos ofrece una idea gen...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 3 Kindle Edition., 128 2014
Cuando concebimos el ser en toda su abstracción, no concebimos otra cosa que el existir; estas dos palabras significan un...

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 3 Kindle Edition., 129 2029
Luego la idea del ser es independiente de la idea de posibilidad; y esta no es aplicable sino con relación á aquella.

Jaime Luciano Balmes: Filosofia fundamental Tomo 3 Kindle Edition., 129 2033
[34.] Cuando aplicamos á las cosas la idea de ser, no entendemos aplicarles la de posibilidad; sino la de realidad.

05 CAPÍTULO V. SOLUCION DE UNA DIFICULTAD.

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06 CAPÍTULO VI. COMO SE ENTIENDE QUE LA IDEA DEL ENTE SEA LA FORMA DEL ENTENDIMIENTO.

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07 CAPÍTULO VII. TODA CIENCIA SE FUNDA EN EL POSTULADO DE LA EXISTENCIA.

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09 CAPÍTULO IX. IDEA DE LA NEGACION.

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4 LIBRO SEXTO. UNIDAD Y NUMERO.

156401 CAPÍTULO I. CONSIDERACIONES PRELIMINARES SOBRE LA IDEA DE UNIDAD.
158402 CAPÍTULO II. QUÉ ES LA UNIDAD.
160403 CAPÍTULO III. UNIDAD Y SIMPLICIDAD DE NUESTRO ESPÍRITU HÁCIA LA UNIDAD.
166404 CAPÍTULO V. GENERACION DE LA IDEA DEL NÚMERO.
170405 CAPÍTULO VI. VINCULACION DE LAS IDEAS DE LOS NÚMEROS CON LOS SIGNOS.
172406 CAPÍTULO VII. ANÁLISIS DE LA IDEA DEL NÚMERO, EN SÍ Y EN SUS RELACIONES CON LOS SIGNOS.
175407 DEL LIBRO SEXTO.
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02 CAPÍTULO II. QUÉ ES LA UNIDAD.

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07 DEL LIBRO SEXTO.

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5 LIBRO SÉPTIMO. EL TIEMPO.

175501 CAPÍTULO I. IMPORTANCIA Y DIFICULTAD DE LA MATERIA.
176502 CAPÍTULO II. SI EL TIEMPO ES LA MEDIDA DEL MOVIMIENTO.
179503 CAPÍTULO III. SEMEJANZAS Y DIFERENCIAS ENTRE EL TIEMPO Y EL ESPACIO.
183504 CAPÍTULO IV. DEFINICION DEL TIEMPO.
185505 CAPÍTULO V. EL TIEMPO NO ES NADA ABSOLUTO.
186506 CAPÍTULO VI. DIFICULTADES SOBRE LA EXPLICACION DE LA VELOCIDAD.
189507 CAPÍTULO VII. EXPLICACION FUNDAMENTAL DE LA SUCESION.
192508 CAPÍTULO VIII. QUE ES LA COEXISTENCIA.
195509 CAPÍTULO IX. PRESENTE, PASADO Y FUTURO.
199510 CAPÍTULO X. APLICACION DE LA DOCTRINA ANTERIOR Á VARIAS CUESTIONES IMPORTANTES.
201511 CAPÍTULO XI. EL ANÁLISIS DE LA IDEA DEL TIEMPO, CONFIRMA LA SEMEJANZA DE ESTA CON LA DEL ESPACIO.
203512 CAPÍTULO Xn. RELACIONES DE LA IDEA DEL TIEMPO CON LA EXPERIENCIA.
206513 CAPÍTULO XIII. OPINION DE KANT.
208514 CAPÍTULO XIV. EXPLICACION FUNDAMENTAL DE LA
209515 CAPÍTULO XV. COROLARIOS IMPORTANTES.
210516 CAPÍTULO XVI. EL TIEMPO IDEAL PURO Y EL EMPÍRICO.
212517 >CAPÍTULO XVII. RELACIONES ENTRE LA
212518 CAPÍTULO XVII. RELACIONES ENTRE LA IDEA DEL TIEMPO Y EL PRINCIPIO DE CONTRADICCION.
218519 CAPÍTULO XVIII. RESUMEN. Presentemos en
218520 CAPÍTULO XVIII. RESUMEN.
203521 CAPÍTULO XIX. OJEADA SOBRE LAS IDEAS CAPÍTULO XII. RELACIONES DE LA IDEA DEL TIEMPO CON LA EXPERIENCIA.
206522 CAPÍTULO XIII. OPINION DE KANT.
208523 CAPÍTULO XIV. EXPLICACION FUNDAMENTAL DE LA POSIBILIDAD OBJETIVA, Y DE LA NECESIDAD DE LA IDEA DEL TIEMPO.
209524 CAPÍTULO XV. COROLARIOS IMPORTANTES.
210525 CAPÍTULO XVI. EL TIEMPO IDEAL PURO Y EL EMPÍRICO.
212526 >CAPÍTULO XVII. RELACIONES ENTRE LA
212527 CAPÍTULO XVII. RELACIONES ENTRE LA IDEA DEL TIEMPO Y EL PRINCIPIO DE CONTRADICCION.
218528 CAPÍTULO XVIII. RESUMEN. Presentemos en
218529 CAPÍTULO XVIII. RESUMEN.
221530 CAPÍTULO XIX. OJEADA SOBRE LAS IDEAS DE ESPACIO, NÚMERO Y TIEMPO.
224531 DEL TOMO TERCERO NOTAS (SOBRE El LIBRO VD, CAPÍTULO I).
228532 (SOBRE EL LIBRO VII. CAPÍTULO IV. PÁGINA 274.)
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05 CAPÍTULO V. EL TIEMPO NO ES NADA ABSOLUTO.

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06 CAPÍTULO VI. DIFICULTADES SOBRE LA EXPLICACION DE LA VELOCIDAD.

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07 CAPÍTULO VII. EXPLICACION FUNDAMENTAL DE LA SUCESION.

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08 CAPÍTULO VIII. QUE ES LA COEXISTENCIA.

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592 LIBRO NOVENO. LA SUBSTANCIA.
1523 LIBRO DÉCIMO. NECESIDAD Y CAUSALIDAD. CAPÍTULO I. NECESIDAD.
2514 INDICE DE LAS MATERIAS DEL TOMO CUARTO. LIBRO OCTAVO. LO INFINITO. CAPÍTULO PRIMERO.
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0101 CAPÍTULO I. OJEADA SOBRE EL ESTADO ACTUAL DE LA FILOSOFÍA.
5102 CAPÍTULO II. IMPORTANCIA Y ANOMALÍA DE LAS CUESTIONES SOBRE LA IDEA DE LO INFINITO.
6103 CAPÍTULO III. SI TENEMOS IDEA DE LO INFINITO.
9104 CAPÍTULO IV. EL LIMITE.
11105 CAPÍTULO V. CONSIDERACIONES SOBRE LA APLICACION DE LA IDEA DE LO INFINITO Á LA CANTIDAD CONTINUA, ...
14106 CAPÍTULO VI. ORIGEN DE LA VAGUEDAD Y APARENTES CONTRADICCIONES EN LA APLICACION DE LA IDEA DE LO INFINIT...
17107 CAPÍTULO VII. EXPLICACION FUNDAMENTAL DE LA IDEA ABSTRACTA DE
20108 CAPÍTULO VIII. SE COMPRUEBA CON APLICACIONES Á LA EXTENSION, LA DEFINICION DE LA INFINIDAD.
24109 CAPÍTULO IX. CONCEPTO DE UN NÚMERO INFINITO.
27110 CAPÍTULO X. CONCEPTO DE LA EXTENSION INFINITA.
29111 CAPÍTULO XI. SOBRE LA POSIBILIDAD DE LA EXTENSION INFINITA.
30112 CAPÍTULO XII. SOLUCION DE VARIAS DIFICULTADES CONTRA LA POSIBILIDAD DE UNA EXTENSION INFINITA.
36113 CAPÍTULO XIII. SI EXISTE LA EXTENSION INFINITA.
37114 CAPÍTULO XIV. SOBRE LA POSIBILIDAD DE UN NÚMERO INFINITO ACTUAL.
42115 al rededor de un punto, CAPÍTULO XV. IDEA DEL SER ABSOLUTAMENTE INFINITO.
48116 CAPÍTULO XVI. SE AFIRMA DE DIOS TODA LA REALIDAD, CONTENIDA EN LOS CONCEPTOS INDETERMINADOS. I Highlight
50117 CAPÍTULO XVII. COMO SE AFIRMA DE DIOS TODO LO NO CONTRADICTORIO CONTENIDO EN LAS IDEAS INTUITIVAS.
53118 CAPÍTULO XVIII. LA INTELIGENCIA Y EL SER ABSOLUTAMENTE INFINITO.
56119 CAPÍTULO XIX. RESUMEN.
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02 CAPÍTULO II. IMPORTANCIA Y ANOMALÍA DE LAS CUESTIONES SOBRE LA IDEA DE LO INFINITO.

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03 CAPÍTULO III. SI TENEMOS IDEA DE LO INFINITO.

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04 CAPÍTULO IV. EL LIMITE.

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15 al rededor de un punto, CAPÍTULO XV. IDEA DEL SER ABSOLUTAMENTE INFINITO.

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[151.] Finito es lo que tiene límites.

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[152.] Infinito no es lo mismo que indefinido: lo infinito es lo que carece de límites: in-finito; lo indefinido es aquello ...

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[159.] El concepto indeterminado de lo infinito no nos hace conocer ninguna cosa infinita.

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[164.] Aunque tenemos concepto de la extensión infinita, nos es imposible imaginárnosla. [172.] El ser absolutamente infinito debe ser inteligente.

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[175.] La idea indeterminada de lo infinito, se forma de la combinación de las de ser y no ser.

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2 LIBRO NOVENO. LA SUBSTANCIA.

59201 CAPÍTULO I. NOMBRE E IDEA GENERAL DE LA SUBSTANCIA.
61202 CAPÍTULO D. APLICACION DE LA IDEA DE SUBSTANCIA Á LOS OBJETOS CORPÓREOS.
65203 CAPÍTULO III. DEFINICION DE LA SUBSTANCIA CORPÓREA. I Highlight
67204 CAPÍTULO IV. RELACIONES DE LA SUBSTANCIA CORPÓREA CON SUS ACCIDENTES.
71205 CAPÍTULO V. CONSIDERACIONES SOBRE LA SUBSTANCIA CORPÓREA EN SÍ MISMA.
74206 CAPÍTULO VI. SUBSTANCIALIDAD DEL YO HUMANO.
76207 CAPÍTULO VII. RELACIONES DE LA PROPOSICION YO PIENSO, CON LA SUBSTANCIALIDAD DEL YO.
78208 CAPÍTULO VIII. CONSIDERACIONES SOBRE LA INTUICION QUE EL ALMA TIENE, Ó PUEDE TENER, DE SÍ MISMA.
80209 CAPÍTULO IX. EXAMEN DE LA OPINION DE KANT SOBRE LOS ARGUMENTOS CON QUE SE PRUEBA LA SUBSTANCIALIDAD DEL ...
90210 dispertar? Si esto no DOOKmarK LOCdUOn 1.5.50 CAPÍTULO X. EXAMEN DE LA OPINION DE KANT SOBRE EL ARGUMENTO QUE ÉL LLAMA EL PARALOGISMO DE LA PERSO...
100211 CAPÍTULO XI. SIMPLICIDAD DEL ALMA.
105212 CAPÍTULO Xn. EXAMEN DE LA OPINION DE KANT SOBRE EL ARGUMENTO CON QUE SE PRUEBA LA SIMPLICIDAD DEL ALMA.
115213 CAPÍTULO XIII. COMO LA IDEA DE SUBSTANCIA ES APLICABLE Á
118214 CAPÍTULO XIV. UNA ACLARACION IMPORTANTE; Y UN RESUMEN.
120215 CAPÍTULO XV. EL PANTEISMO EXAMINADO EN EL ORDEN DE LAS IDEAS.
123216 CAPÍTULO XVI. EL PANTEISMO EXAMINADO EN EL ORDEN DE LOS HECHOS
126217 CAPÍTULO XVn. EL PANTEISMO EXAMINADO EN EL ORDEN DE LOS HECHOS INTERNOS.
128218 CAPÍTULO XVm. SISTEMA PAN TEISTA DE
141219 CAPÍTULO XIX. RELACIONES DEL SISTEMA DE FICHTE CON LAS DOCTRINAS DE KANT.
146220 CAPÍTULO XX. CONTRADICCION DEL PANTEISMO CON LOS HECHOS PRIMORDIALES DEL ESPÍRITU HUMANO.
150221 CAPÍTULO XXI. RÁPIDA OJEADA SOBRE LOS PRINCIPALES ARGUMENTOS DE LOS PANTEISTAS.
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02 CAPÍTULO D. APLICACION DE LA IDEA DE SUBSTANCIA Á LOS OBJETOS CORPÓREOS.

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03 CAPÍTULO III. DEFINICION DE LA SUBSTANCIA CORPÓREA. I Highlight

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04 CAPÍTULO IV. RELACIONES DE LA SUBSTANCIA CORPÓREA CON SUS ACCIDENTES.

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156301 CAPÍTULO n. LO INCONDICIONAL.
158302 CAPÍTULO m. INMUTABILIDAD DEL SER NECESARIO É INCONDICIONAL.
161303 CAPÍTULO IV. IDEAS DE CAUSA Y EFECTO.
163304 CAPÍTULO V. ORIGEN DE LA NOCION DE CAUSALIDAD.
166305 CAPÍTULO VI. SE FORMULA Y DEMUESTRA EL PRINCIPIO DE CAUSALIDAD.
168306 CAPÍTULO VD. EL PRINCIPIO DE LA PRECEDENCIA.
177307 CAPÍTULO VIII. LA CAUSALIDAD EN SÍ MISMA. INSUFICIENCIA Y ERROR DE ALGUNAS EXPLICACIONES.
184308 CAPÍTULO IX. CONDICIONES NECESARIAS Y SUFICIENTES PARA LA VERDADERA CAUSALIDAD ABSOLUTA.
186309 CAPÍTULO X. CAUSALIDAD SECUNDARIA.
189310 CAPÍTULO XI. EXPLICACION FUNDAMENTAL DEL ORÍGEN DE LA OSCURIDAD DE LAS IDEAS EN LO TOC...
191311 CAPÍTULO XII. CAUSALIDAD DE PURO IMPERIO DE LA VOLUNTAD.
194312 CAPÍTULO XIII. LA ACTIVIDAD. L
201313 CAPÍTULO XIV. SE EXAMINA SI ES POSIBLE LA ACTIVIDAD CORPÓREA.
204314 CAPÍTULO XV. CONJETURAS SOBRE LA EXISTENCIA DE LA ACTIVIDAD CORPÓREA.
208315 CAPÍTULO XVI. CAUSALIDAD INTERNA.
220316 CAPÍTULO XVIII. CAUSALIDAD FINAL. MORALIDAD.
226317 CAPÍTULO XIX. EXAMEN DE ALGUNAS EXPLICACIONES DE LA MORALIDAD.
233318 CAPÍTULO XX. EXPLICACION FUNDAMENTAL DEL ORDEN MORAL.
248319 CAPÍTULO XXI. OJEADA SOBRE LA OBRA.
251320 FIN.
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01 CAPÍTULO n. LO INCONDICIONAL.

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02 CAPÍTULO m. INMUTABILIDAD DEL SER NECESARIO É INCONDICIONAL.

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03 CAPÍTULO IV. IDEAS DE CAUSA Y EFECTO.

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04 CAPÍTULO V. ORIGEN DE LA NOCION DE CAUSALIDAD.

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05 CAPÍTULO VI. SE FORMULA Y DEMUESTRA EL PRINCIPIO DE CAUSALIDAD.

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06 CAPÍTULO VD. EL PRINCIPIO DE LA PRECEDENCIA.

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07 CAPÍTULO VIII. LA CAUSALIDAD EN SÍ MISMA. INSUFICIENCIA Y ERROR DE ALGUNAS EXPLICACIONES.

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INSUFICIENCIA Y ERROR DE ALGUNAS PYDI TrarTOMPC

08 CAPÍTULO IX. CONDICIONES NECESARIAS Y SUFICIENTES PARA LA VERDADERA CAUSALIDAD ABSOLUTA.

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09 CAPÍTULO X. CAUSALIDAD SECUNDARIA.

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Los mismos fenómenos de la naturaleza se ofrecen á los ojos de los brutos animales que á los de Kepler ó de Newton; sin e...

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conocerla por experiencia. Lo que

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14 CAPÍTULO XV. CONJETURAS SOBRE LA EXISTENCIA DE LA ACTIVIDAD CORPÓREA.

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Dios el linaje humano; todo

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ESPONTANEIDAD.

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[189.] Yo quisiera que se me mostrara un pueblo que por sí solo haya salido del estado salvaje, ni aun del bárbaro. Toda...

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CAUSALIDAD FINAL. MORALIDAD.

17 CAPÍTULO XIX. EXAMEN DE ALGUNAS EXPLICACIONES DE LA MORALIDAD.

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FIN. NOTAS. (SOBRE EL LIBRO VHI).

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En todos tiempos, han ocupado un lugar preferente entre las cuestiones filosóficas, las que versan sobre la idea de lo infinito...

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(SOBRE EL LIBRO IX).

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FIN DE LAS NOTAS.

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251401 CAPÍTULO n. Importancia y anómala de las cuestiones sobre la idea de lo infinito.
256402 LIBRO NOVENO. LA SUBSTANCIA. CAPÍTULO I. Nombre é idea general de la substancia. Existencia de la idea, su falta...
258403 CAPÍTULO IX. Exámen de la opinion de Kant sobre los argumentos con que se prueba la substancialidad del alma. Motiv...
260404 CAPÍTULO XVII. El panteísmo examinado en el orden de los hechos internos. El panteísmo está en contradicción con la ...
262405 CAPÍTULO XXI. Rápida ojeada sobre los principales argumentos de los panteistas. Ciencia. Ente. Substancia. Infinito. Conf...
262406 LIBRO DECIMO. NECESIDAD Y CAUSALIDAD. CAPÍTULO I. Necesidad.
262407 NECESIDAD Y CAUSALIDAD. CAPÍTULO I. Necesidad. Nocion fundamental. Diversas aplicaciones. Necesidad é imposibilidad s...
263408 Nocion y existencia de la noticia de la causalidad. Tenemos idea de causa. Qué se contiene en ella. Axiomas. 250 CAPÍTUL...
264409 CAPÍTULO VI. Se formula y demuestra el principio de causalidad. Sentido del principio. Pequeña serie: no A, A. Órde... I Hinhlinht I nratinn 3897 CAPÍTULO VIII. La causalidad en sí misma. Insuficiencia y error de algunas explicaciones. La causalidad implica relaci...
264410 CAPÍTULO X. Causalidad secundaria. Diferencia entre la causalidad primaria y la secundaria. Condiciones para la causalida...
265411 CAPÍTULO XIV. Se examina si es posible la actividad corpórea. Imposibilidad de probar que la materia es incapaz de actividad. S...
267412 CAPÍTULO XIX. Examen de algunas explicaciones de la moralidad. La ley eterna. La razón. La voluntad divina. La represe...
265413 CAPÍTULO XIV. Se examina si es posible la actividad corpórea. Imposibilidad de probar que la materia es incapaz de actividad. S...
267414 CAPÍTULO XIX. Examen de algunas explicaciones de la moralidad. La ley eterna. La razón. La voluntad divina. La represe...
268415 CAPÍTULO XXI. Ojeada sobre la obra. 378 NOTAS. I 381 II Id. Esta obra constará de 4 tomos, al precio cada uno de 16 rs. v...
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Ojeada sobre el estado actual

01 CAPÍTULO n. Importancia y anómala de las cuestiones sobre la idea de lo infinito.

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Importancia y anómala de las cuestiones sobre la idea de lo infinito.

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Importancia del examen de esta idea. Anómala. Disputas sobre su naturaleza y existencia. Hecho que ellas indican. 12 ...

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Consideraciones sobre la aplicación de la idea de lo infinito á la cantidad continua, y á la discreta en cuanto se expresa en se...

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Lo que se funda en la relación de las propiedades con la substancia. Lo que estriba en la diferencia entre lo finito y I...

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Si existiese no se podria multiplicar. No se puede expresar ni algebraica ni geométricamente. Infinidad de especies...

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Se afirma de Dios toda la realidad contenida en los conceptos indeterminados. Reseña. Ser. Substancia. Simplicidad. Causalidad....

02 LIBRO NOVENO. LA SUBSTANCIA. CAPÍTULO I. Nombre é idea general de la substancia. Existencia de la idea, su falta...

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Definición de la substancia corpórea. Dificultad. Aplicación. Análisis de las ideas que componen la de substancia corpóre...

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Necesidad de accidentes para su determinación. Esto es según nuestro modo de concebir. Identidad de la subst...

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Los fenómenos internos se distinguen individualmente. También los semejantes. Observaciones sobre el recuerdo. Todos...

03 CAPÍTULO IX. Exámen de la opinion de Kant sobre los argumentos con que se prueba la substancialidad del alma. Motiv...

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Inexactitud en el uso de la palabra persona. Equivocada expresión de la identidad de conciencia. Identidad del yo con respec...

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Qué se entiende por simple. Prueba del sentido íntimo en pro de la simplicidad del alma. Otra fundada en la misma naturale...

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Sofisma de Kant. No es verdad que todo pensamiento resulte de muchas representaciones. Como en la diversidad...

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No es esencial á toda substancia el ser mudable. Cotejo de dos definiciones de las escuelas. Que puede existir una substan...

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El panteísmo examinado en el orden de las ideas. Dos métodos: la idea y la experiencia. Una pregunta á los panteist...

04 CAPÍTULO XVII. El panteísmo examinado en el orden de los hechos internos. El panteísmo está en contradicción con la ...

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05 CAPÍTULO XXI. Rápida ojeada sobre los principales argumentos de los panteistas. Ciencia. Ente. Substancia. Infinito. Conf...

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06 LIBRO DECIMO. NECESIDAD Y CAUSALIDAD. CAPÍTULO I. Necesidad.

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07 NECESIDAD Y CAUSALIDAD. CAPÍTULO I. Necesidad. Nocion fundamental. Diversas aplicaciones. Necesidad é imposibilidad s...

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A su estado le repugna el no estado. Aclaración. Dificultad. Solucion. Ficción de varios seres incondicionales, y de su acci...

08 Nocion y existencia de la noticia de la causalidad. Tenemos idea de causa. Qué se contiene en ella. Axiomas. 250 CAPÍTUL...

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La causalidad en sí misma. Insuficiencia y error de algunas explicaciones. La causalidad implica relación á otro. Activid...

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Explicación fundamental del origen de la oscuridad de las ideas en lo tocante á la causalidad. Se recuerda una doctrina del...

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Defensa de la doctrina de la creación. Consideraciones sobre su incomprensibilidad. Reflexiones sobre la ...

11 CAPÍTULO XIV. Se examina si es posible la actividad corpórea. Imposibilidad de probar que la materia es incapaz de actividad. S...

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Aclaraciones sobre la espontaneidad. Se consignan varios hechos sobre las condiciones del desarrollo de nuestro es...

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Se consignan varios hechos sobre las condiciones del desarrollo de nuestro espíritu. Necesidad de una enseñanza pr...

12 CAPÍTULO XIX. Examen de algunas explicaciones de la moralidad. La ley eterna. La razón. La voluntad divina. La represe...

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Explicación fundamental del orden moral. Hay algo moral, absoluto. Santidad de Dios. Una criatura sola. Carácter inmanente d...

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uyI myI Defensa de la doctrina de la creación. Consideraciones sobre su incomprensibilidad. Reflexiones sobre la ...

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Aclaraciones sobre la espontaneidad. Se consignan varios hechos sobre las condiciones del desarrollo de nuestro es...

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Se consignan varios hechos sobre las condiciones del desarrollo de nuestro espíritu. Necesidad de una enseñanza pr...

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Figueras, Matas. Gerona, Figaró. Granada, Sanz. Lérida, Viuda Carminas. Sol. Madrid, Rodríguez. Málaga, Martínez de Aguilar....

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OBRAS DEL AUTOR QUE SE HALLAN DE VENTA EN LA LIBRERIA DE BRUSI. El Protestantismo comparado con el Catoli...

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La Civilización, revista religiosa, filosófica, política y literaria de Barcelona, escrita por D. Jaime Balmes, D. Joaquín Roca y Cor...

13 Victor Hugo:
Le roi s'amuse


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Cest donc au pays qu'il s'adresse. Il a deux voies pour obtenir justice, l'opinion publique et les tribunaux. Il les choisit toutes deux. Devant

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Devant l'opinion publique, le procès est déjà jugé et gagné. Et ici l'auteur doit remercier hautement toutes les personnes graves et indépendantes de la littérature et des arts, qui lui ont donné dans cette occasion tant de preuves de sympathie et de cordialité. Il comptait d'avance sur leur appui. Il sait que, lorsqu'il s'agit de lutter pour la liberté de l'intelligence et de la pensée, il n'ira pas seul au combat.

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Cest que la pièce est immorale.-.Holà! mes maîtres! silence sur ce point.

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Il est profondément triste de voir comment se termine la Révolution de juillet, mulier formosa supernè..

14 Immanuel Kant:
Kritik der praktischen Vernunft


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Einleitung Von der Idee einer

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Anmerkung II Glücklich zu sein.

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§ 7 Grundgesetz der reinen

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Wenn ein dir sonst beliebter

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I Von der Deduktion der

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Von der Typik der reinen

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Kritische Beleuchtung der Analytik der

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Zweites Buch Dialektik der reinen

Immanuel Kant: Kritik der praktischen Vernunft, 112 1996
I Die Antinomie der praktischen

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als Noumenon betrachtet (als reine Intelligenz, in seinem nicht der Zeit nach bestimmbaren Dasein), einen Bestimmu...

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Der spekulativen Vernunft aber untergeordnet zu sein, und also die Ordnung umzukehren, kann man der rei...

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V Das Dasein Gottes, als

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vm Vom Fürwahrhalten aus einem

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Adepten des Steins der Weisen zu geschehen pflegt, ohne alle methodische Nachforschung und Kenntnis der Natur,...

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eine Wissenschaft, deren Aufbewahrerin jederzeit

15 Sarah Lark:
En el país de la nube blanca


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un suspiro y por enésima vez en esa semana explicó aljovencito la diferencia ...

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comerciante. Ya ahora demostraba ser diestro en la negociación y sabra sacar partido de su considerable encanto. Co...

0001 2 —¿ Desea ver ahora el rebaño o bebemos antes una copa? Lord Terence Silkham saludó a su visitante estrechánd...

0002 3 Helen senté algo más que un ligero latir en el corazón cuando se presentó en el despacho del párroco de la comunidad ...

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Beberé sus palabras como agua en el desierto. Ya por la buena voluntad de haber leído mis palabras tiene usted par...

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incluso cuando todavá no haba desplegado todas sus velas. A Helen y las huérfanas les pa...

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De ahí procede el nombre maorí de Nueva la tierra de la gran nube blanca.

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también los tres meses de inactividad en el mar habén menoscabado la condición física de los trabajadores má...

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8 —Las niñas daban la impresión de estar bastante mal criadas —observó la señora Baldwin con expresión amarga—. Espero...

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desasosegar a Helen de forma especialmente dolorosa. Tal vez se deba a que no la miró a la cara como un caballe...

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aunque Cleo y los jóvenes perros pastores guiaban las ovejas con p...

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si bien no le apasionaba montar. El joven gentleman estaba cómoda y correctam...

0003 4 El segundo dé de viaje todavá fue más agotador que el primero. A Helen le dolé enfangado. mired

0004 5 Gerald acabaré teniendo razón. La boda de Gwyneira será el acontecimiento social más esplendoroso que las llanuras de Ca...

0005 8 El verano se acercaba a su fin y en Kiward Station la temporada de crá haba sido un éxito. Todas las ovejas destinad...

0006 2. Paul llegó a la granja de los O'Keefe justo pero no se atrevió a penetrar en el campo visual

0007 6 Las tierras situadas por encima de los Pukaki y Ohau eran maravillosas. Fleurette no se hartaba de ...

0008 9 James McKenzie fue procesado en Lyttelton. El principio fue algo caótico porque John Sideblossom recomendó q...

0009 10 Apenas habran pasado seis meses desde cuando Gwyneira vio interrumpidas sus labores d...

0010 11 Un año después de que James McKenzie George y Elizabeth Greenwood regresaron de Ingl...

0011 12 Howard O'Keefe querra ganar dinero. Hacra mucho tiempo que no estaba tan se ...

0012 14 Helen amó Queenstown en el mismo momento en que vio brillar la pequeña ciudad a la orilla del imponente lago Wák...

0013 16 James McKenzie silbó complacido. Si bien nada haba ese dé que pudiera afectar su bu...

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16 Aravind Adiga:
Last man in tower


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‘Oyoyoy, my Ramu. Out of bed now. Or Mummy will whack your bottom harder. Up, or the Friendly Duck will say, Ramu is a lazy lazy fellow.’ Mrs Puri coaxed Ramu into a bath half filled with warm (never hot) water, and let him play with his Friendly Duck and Spiderman for a few minutes. Mr Puri, an accountant, left for work an hour before Ramu woke up, with a metal lunch box that his wife had packed. It was a long trip for him - auto, train, change of train at Dadar, and then a shared taxi from Victoria Terminus to Nariman Point, from where he would call Ramu punctually at noon to inquire about the state of the Friendly Duck’s health that day. ‘Rum-pum-pum,’ the naked, dripping boy said, while she scrubbed his pale, downy

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The visitor knocked on the door with the back of his hand. Is there a place to rent here?'The man

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Municipality. Have all the children in the Society received anti-polio drops?

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Dark-skinned, tall, upright, in well-ironed Oxford-style shirt and pleated cotton trousers, the visitor gave the Secretary no reason to doubt that he was in a solid field like Drug & Chem. so that it was impossible to know if the present tenant was Hindu, Christian, or a member of a hybrid cult practised only in this

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want a legal history of Towers A and B.' 'A what? 'A summary of lawsuits filed, pending, or likely to arise in the future?

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Very good. Are there any "peculiar situations'?*

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We live in a dangerous time, do we not?'Dangerous/the Secretary conceded. Very.'Terrorists. Bombs in trains. Explosions.'The Secretary couldn't argue.

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He thought of the visitor's jagged upper tooth. 'Fellow might not even be in chemicals. Might not even have a job.'

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'Not a Mercedes-Benz, is it? Just a scooter.'

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Your son plays

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Mrs Puri (3C), who was the closest thing to a friend the Secretary had, insisted there

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They had one son, Tinku, a noted player of carom and other indoor sports, fat and white-skinned, with an imbecilic smile pasted on his face at all times - although whether he was truly stupid, or whether, like his father, merely hiding his 'nature',...

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His ability to keep the maintenance bill steady, despite the pressure of inflation in a city like Mumbai, was considered his principal achievement as Secretary, even if some whispered that he pulled this off only by doing nothing at all to maintain t...

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Vou weren't here yesterday morning,' the servant said. 'He was here.' She went back to her sweeping. What did he want yesterday? The same thing he wanted today. Answers to lots and lots of questions.'

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'Oy, oy, oy, my Ramu. Slowly, slowly. We don’t want you falling into that.' A pit had materialized in front of Vishram Society. It swallowed everything but the heads and necks of the men digging inside it, and an occasional raised muddy arm.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 20 228

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 20 228
They asked all these questions. I answered some, and I told them to speak to Mr Pinto.'The

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What did they want to know? the Secretary asked Mrs Puri. Whether it is a good place or a bad place. Whether the people are good. They wanted to rent a flat, I think.'

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The other man, the tall dark one, wore a nice white shirt and black trousers, exactly as

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'Maybe we should tell the police about this,'the Secretary said. 1 don’t understand why he came again today. There have been burglaries near the train station.' Mrs

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'Men with gold rings are the biggest thieves in the world. Where have you been living all these years? - and walked away.

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most evenings they walked as a pair, she with her blind eyes, and he with his open mouth, as if sucking sight and breath

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Mrs Puri caught up with him. Is it true, Kothari, what they say the early-morning cat found in 3B's rubbish?

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the residents of the building knew from the rubbish who was a vegetarian and who merely claimed to be one; who was a rum-man and who a gin-man; and who had bought a pornographic magazine when on holiday in Singapore.

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Turning to her left, Mrs Puri called: 'Ramu, have you fed the dog?

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have a growing son—' She dropped her voice. 1 dont want him living with the wrong kind of people. You should call Import-Export Hiranandani now.'

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Not checking the identity of this girl tenant, he had taken her deposit and handed her the keys to 3B, without asking the Secretary or his neighbours if they wanted an unmarried woman - a journalist, at that - on

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but when the condoms come tumbling on to your doorstep, well, then!

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Have you seen anyone going into her room? the Secretary asked.

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Masterji, what happened when the dinosaurs died out? Show us again how the meteor hit the earth."And tell us about global warming again, Masterji/

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The four boys who had been sitting on the sofa - Sunil Rego (1B), Anand Ganguly (5B), Raghav Ajwani (2Q and Mohammad Kudwa (4Q - got up. Tinku Kothari (4A), the fat son of the Secretary, struggled to his feet from the floor. 'Enough, boys, go home!...

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There is a boy who goes into and comes out of that room with her,' Masterji

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When this building first came up, there were no Hindus allowed here, it is a fact. Then there were meant to be no Muslims, it is a fact. All proved to be

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Now, young people, unmarried girls, they should also be given a chance. We don't want to become a building full of retirees and blind people. If this girl and her boyfriend have done something inappropriate, we should speak to them. However../ He look...

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told Masterji about the inquisitive stranger who had come twice to the Society. Should they make a report to the police? Masterji stared at the Secretary. What can this man steal from us, Kothari?

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The old teacher shook his head. 1 live on a pension, Sunil: ask someone else for a donation.

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Take them. You have taught our children for thirty years. Shall I cut them for you? Hi sweets every day - once a week: and today is not that day.'

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Though she had not actually given Masterji the mangoes, Mrs Puri felt the same sense of neighbourly entitlement that would have resulted from the act, and moved to his bookshelf. 'Are you becoming religious, Masterji?

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The Soul's Passageway after Death. She read aloud from it: In its first year out of the body, the soul travels slowly and at a low altitude, burdened by the sins of its..."Purnima's first anniversary is not so far away. She wanted me to read about G...

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Does it say on my door, Agatha Christie lending library? Masterji asked. T wont have any books to read if people keep borrowing them.'Tm taking this for my husband. Not that I dont read, Masterji. I was such a reader in my college days.' She ...

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Yogesh Murthy, known as Masterji, was one of the first Hindus allowed into Vishram on account of his noble profession and dignified bearing. He was lean, moustached, and of medium height: in physical terms, a typical representative of the earlier gen...

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On the positive side of the ledger, Gaurav, his only

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 30 342
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‘Oyoyoy, my Ramu. Out of bed now.

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The Puns' 834 sq ft of living space was a maelstrom of newsprint. The sofas had been lost to India Today and Femina magazines, while the dining table was submerged under office papers, loan applications, electricity bills, savings bank statements, a...

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while searching for a bank cheque or letter and shout: Why don't we clean this house up!' But the mess grew. The enveloping junk only enhanced the domestic glow from the neat beds and the well- stocked fridge.

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Done with the laces, Mrs Puri spat on the shoes and gave them a final polish with a th Ramu to the toilet, so he could admire his good looks. The moment the boy stood

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She looked at her boy. Eighteen years old. Never growing, yet somehow picking up new things all the time - just like the city he lived in.

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WORK IN PROGRESS INCONVENIENCE IS REGRETTED BMC had been crossed out and rewritten: INCONVENIENCE IN PROGRESS WORK IS REGRETTED BMC

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 34 388
'Mr Ibrahim Kudwa/the guard said, without looking up. 'He asked me what I thought of the joke and I said, I can't read English, sir. Is it a good joke?'

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We are impotent people in an impotent city, Ram Khare, as Ibby often says. Jokes art

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 34 388

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 34 388
When her boy was diagnosed with Down's syndrome, Sangeeta Puri, before telling her mother or sister, had told her immediate neighbours. Masterji, listening to the news with a hand on his wife's shoulder, had begun to cry. She

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 35 399
Masterji, despite his well-known atheism, had even approved of her trips to holy shrines to seek divine favour on Ramu's slow brain.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 35 399
small Tamil temple. This was the landmark she had been trying to remember: this temple. Somewhere here she had seen that plumber. A

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 36 410
'Mummy,' one of the cricketers shouted. 'Mummy, it's Mrs Puri Aunty.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 36 410
'Nice-looking boy. Growing tall and strong.' Mrs Puri smiled. 'Mary, that plumber who lives here, I need to find him for some work in Masterji's flat.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 36 410
They've all gone to see the Muslim man's hut."What big news is this, Mary^'Havent you heard, madam?' She smiled. 'God has visited the slums today.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 36 410
Their higher average income, lower average age, and a sense of being'somehow more modern' meant that Tower B residents kept to themselves, used their own gate, and celebrated their religious festivals separately.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 37 422
offer of 81 lakh rupees (81,00,000) to that Muslim man for his one-room hut.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 37 422
Amiable and dark, Ramesh Ajwani was known within Vishram to be a typical member of his tribe of real-estate brokers. Ethics not to be trusted, information not to be doubted. He was a small man in a blue safari suit. He punched at his mobile phone; th...

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Ajwani looked at the text message and said: True.'They

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 38 433
Wouldn't it be nice if someone gave us 81 lakh rupees? Mrs Puri said, after Ritika was out of earshot.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 38 433
'Careful,' Mr Pinto whispered. 'Battleship is here. Careful.' Mrs Rego - the 'Battleship' for her wide grey skirts, formidable girth, and stentorian voice - was returning home with her children.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 39 445
'Have you heard, Mrs Rego, about the 81 lakh offer? For a one-room in the slums?

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 39 445
What is the definition of a dying city, Mrs Puri? I will tell you, as you do not know: a city that ceases to surprise you.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 39 445
That Muslim man is never going to see his money. These developers and builders are mafia. The other day they shot a member of the city corporation dead. It was in the papers.' Mr

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 39 445

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 39 445

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 39 445

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 39 445
Without migrants, this city would be dust. We are ruled by fascists,

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 39 445

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 39 445
1 don't know what a fascist does, but I know what a Communist does. You don't like developers who make people rich, but you like the beggars who get off at Victoria Terminus every day.'

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1 am a Christian, Mrs Puri. We are meant to care for the poor.' Mrs

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 40 456
Mrs Kothari, the Secretary's wife, put her head out of the window and shouted: Water!'

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now. After giving Ramu his evening bath, she made sure to collect an extra bucket of water for the old man, in case the Municipality, for giving them water they were not meant to have, punished them by annulling their morning water supply.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 40 456
Masterji puzzled over his dream, until he

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 41 467
With eyes closed, imagine a human soul with your wife's face - and with wings like an eagle... yes, eyes, nose, cheeks like your wife's, wing-span like an eagle's, suspended in mid-flight over the ocean...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 42 479
A noise from the kitchen. The very noise Purnima used to make when chopping onions. He tiptoed into the kitchen to catch a ghost, if one was there. An old calendar was tapping on the wall. It was Purnima's private calendar, illustrated with an image ...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 42 479
The bell rang: bushy-haired and bearded, Ibrahim Kudwa, the cyber-cafe owner from 4C, with dandruff sprinkled like spots of wisdom on the shoulders of his green kurta.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 42 479
Kudwa slapped his forehead. 'Sorry, I changed it from "work is in progress, inconvenience is regretted", to the other way round. I thought you would like to know.'Very impressive,' Masterji said.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 43 490
The boy had questions: what is the name of that in the water? - who is the tiger yawning at? - why are the birds yellow? Masterji enjoyed giving names to the animals, and added a humorous story to explain why each one left his native land

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 43 490
A green tarpaulin on the roofing made a phosphorescent glow through which the dark animal came,

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 43 490
What is its name? Masterji could not say. The syllables were there, on the tip of his tongue. But when

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At once the boy seemed frightened, as if his grandfather's power, which lay in naming these animals, had ended. To

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 43 490
ate on the grass; Masterji thought he was in a happy time of his life. The battles were over, the heat and light were dimmed.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 43 490
His grandmother and I. Life in Bombay in the old days. War in 1965 with Pakistan. War in 1971. The day they killed Indira Gandhi. So much more. 'More peanuts? he asked. The boy shook his head, and looked at his grandfather hopefully.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 44 502
Gaurav, his son, had just sent her a text message. He would not be coming home until midnight. Busy day at the office. Why don't you wait? she suggested. You can stay overnight. It's your home, after all...' 111 wait,’ he said. He tapped his finge...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 44 502
When she came back to Mumbai, she said nothing for days. Then she confessed. 'They locked me up in a room and made me sign a paper." Her own brothers! They threatened her until she signed over

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 44 502

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 44 502
Her favourite saying. "Man is like a goat tied to a pole." Meaning, all of us have some free will but not too much. One shouldn't judge oneself harshly.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 45 513
He got up from his chair with the book. 111 go back now."At this hour? Sonal frowned. The train will be packed. Wait an hour here. It's

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Hyena,' he said suddenly, and closed the book. That was the word he had not been able to find for Ronak; the striped animal in the cage. 'Hyena. My own daughter-in-law is a hyena to me.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 46 524
He did not want to go home. He did not want to lie down on that bed again.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 46 524
After his wife's death, Mr Pinto came to him and said: You will eat with us from now on.' Three times a day he went down the stairs to sit at the Pintos' dining table, covered with a red-and-white checkerboard oilcloth they had brought back from Chi...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 46 524
The Pintos asked for nothing in return, but he came back every evening from the market with a fistful of coriander or ginger to deposit on their table.

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Oval Maidan. The

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 48 547
Now for the worst. The lights turned on in the train as it came to a halt. Dadar station. Footfalls and pushing: in the dim first-class compartment men multiplied like isotopes. A

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 48 547
He remembered a line from his college Hamlet. The thousand natural shocks that flesh is heir to? Shakespeare underestimated the trauma of life in Mumbai by a big margin.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 48 547

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 48 547
At Bandra, he realized he had only one stop left, and began pushing his way to the door - I'm getting out too, old man. You should be patient. When the train stopped he was three feet away from the door; he was pushed from behind and pushed those ahe...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 49 558
'Masterji. Someone was asking about Vishram Society in the market/'Asking what? What kind of people lived in it, what their reputation was, did they fight with each other and with others, lots and lots of questions. He was a tall fellow, Masterji...

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'Did he wear a white shirt and black trousers? Yes, I think so. I told him that any Society with a man like Masterji in it is a good Society.' Thank you, my friend,' Masterji said, having forgotten the pest control man's name. So

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 51 581
Consoling his belly with a massage, Shah moved to the next window. He ate the view from here: the football field that occupied most of the Cooperage, the green Oval Maidan beside it, the gable and deep-arched entranceway of the University, the Rajaba...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 52 593
It is a bit worse each time I see you, Dharmen. That thing that is growing in your chest and head. Chronic bronchitis. Worse and worse each time. You have infected mucus in your lungs and in your sinuses. The next stage is that you have trouble brea...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 52 593
I've been warning you for months. Its the construction business that is doing this to you. All the dust you inhale. The stress and strain.' Tve been at construction sites for twenty-five years, Nayak. The problem began only a year or two ago.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 53 604
Materials were used then that are banned now. Asbestos, cheap paint. They get into your lungs. Then these places you like going to, these slums.' The place is called Vakola.'

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listen to me. I gave up three paying appointments for this. You're picking up fevers, coughs, stomach illnesses. Your immune system is weakening. Leave Bombay,' said the doctor. 'At least for a part of each year. Go to the Himalayas. Simla. Abroad....

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 54 615
He's coming over to my side now. Know what he did the other day? Paid eighty-one lakhs for a one-room in a slum. Just so everyone would talk about him. In my own territory. Even sends me this brochure in the mail.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 54 615
You have Santa Cruz airport there, you have the Bandra-Kurla Complex there and you have the Dharavi slums there. Why is this line golden? Air travel is booming. More planes, more visitors. Then' - he moved his finger - the financial centre at Bandr...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 55 627
Asia's biggest slum will become Asia's richest slum. This area is boiling with money. People arrive daily and have nowhere to live. Except* -

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 55 627

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 55 627
Shah turned to look at him. 'How else will we improve? Look at the trains in this city. Kopioitu leikepöydälle >urts. Nothing works, nothing moves; it takes ten years to build a bridge.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 57 650
'Only once."Solid people. Tower B is modern. Finance, high-tech, computers. Tower A is old. Teachers, accountants, brokers. Both are solid.'Teachers? The fat man winced. What else about this Society? Has anything bad happened there?'One suici...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 58 661
The contractor told me this morning that everything was all right and there was no need for me to be there. You know what that means.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 58 661
first, we saw him doing this...' The policeman made a circular motion to indicate the action of spraying. Shah listened. The fingers of his left hand rubbed the thick gold ring on the fingers of his right. Then he did this. Then this. They finished p...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 59 672
Shah put his hand on his heart. *So grateful.' Giri went at once into his master's study. A wooden drawer opened, then closed.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 61 695
Hitching up his trousers, Shah walked up to the cow; he touched its forehead three times for good luck and touched his own.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 61 695

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 61 695
How is the cement pouring today? he asked. Very well, sir.'

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Then why are you people standing here, wasting time? He

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 62 707
One of the group of mutineers, a small man with neatly parted hair, explained. We can't work in these conditions, sahib, please forgive us. We will finish the day's work honestly, and leave in the evening. Ask the contractor. We have been your best...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 62 707
He spat something thick, pink, and gutka-stained. He stroked the cow again, and spoke. kindle

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 62 707

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 62 707
You say you want to go home. Dont I know what you'll do? Work your farms? No. You'll lie on a charpoy in the shade, smoke, play with a child. When the sun sets, you'll drink. You'll run out of money, come back on 15 June, when it's raining, and beg ...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 63 718
The workers looked at one another: indecision rippled over them, and then the one

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 63 718

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 63 718
'And you—' he jabbed a gold-ringed finger at the contractor's chest. 'Next time something is wrong at the site, don't tell me: "All is well, sir." Does it hurt your mouth if the truth comes out of it once a year?'Forgive me, sir,'the contractor sa...

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Taking out his blue-checked handkerchief, which his wife laid folded for him every morning on the breakfast table, he wiped his face: temples,

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The foundation of the 32-year-old friendship between Masterji and Mr Pinto was the 'No-Argument book' - a notebook in which every financial transaction between them had been faithfully recorded. In

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 67 764
'Okay,' Mr Pinto said. 'But you owe me two and a half rupees.' Two and a half?'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 67 764
'Nonsense/ Masterji said. 1 have no students writing for that paper.' Mr

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 68 775
1 have a rule. I cant eat this.' It was true: he had a 'one-rat rule' - never revisit a place where a single rat has been observed. Vou and your rule.' Mr Pinto helped himself to some of his friend's biryani. 1 dont like competing for my food wi...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 68 775
Having paid for food and the broken glass, the two were walking back to Vishram Society. 'Rats have always fought humans in this city, Mr Pinto. In the nineteenth century there were plagues here. Even today they outnumber us: six rats for every human...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 69 786
A fifteen-minute walk later, the two old men reached their local market, a row of blue wooden stalls, lit by white tube-lights or naked yellow bulbs, in which the most disparate trades were conducted side by side: a chicken shop smelling of poultry s...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 70 798
'How dare you, Mr Pinto. Spying on me. 111 go to the bathroom when I want to. It is a free country.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 70 798

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 70 798
The old accountant said: 'Come to our room and have a small peg, Masterji.' 'Not tonight, Mr Pinto.' *We have the Amaretto. Tony's gift. Let's have a peg. A peg each.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 71 809
You seem to think I am a broker, miss?* Ajwani's dark, pockmarked face was so unusual for his community that clients routinely mistook him for a South Indian - a good thing, he felt, because South Indians, unlike Sindhis, are known as an honest peop...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 71 809

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 71 809
T will not do what every other broker in this city does. I will not lie to you. Will not say a building is "virtually new" if it is forty years old; will not gloss over peculiarities in the neighbours, seepages and leakages in roof or walls. I belie...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 71 809

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 71 809
The woman in the blue sari did as she was told; in between the deities she saw a

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 72 821
*Do you know the name of this god, miss? He is called 'Information". Make him your master too. Now, please sit down.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 72 821
Fitness is my fourth god.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 72 821

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 72 821
The girl tried hard to suppress the urge, then put her hand on her mouth, and succumbed. She shook with laughter; the broker beamed. 1 also enjoy making people laugh. Especially young women. Their laughter is the sweet...'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 75 855
Tonight Mr Pinto was enjoying a bout of insomnia. He stared at his ceiling. For thirty years that ceiling - with the chandelier hanging from the centre like a glowing fountain of intelligence - had been an image of his neighbour and friend's mind.

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A key had been left in the lock of the almirah; he turned it to find the shelves empty, except for one that was paved with newspaper and defended by camphor mothballs, with just an old silk sari lying in it.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 78 889
Instead of the image of his wife's soul, Masterji saw himself, with the body of an eagle, flying over an ocean: as if his own death, and subsequent trial, had already begun. When he heard a loud, steady knocking on the door, his first thought was tha...

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General Offer of Redevelopment: To Vishram Societies, A and B. Proposal Made by Confidence Group (Headquarters Navnirman Building, Parel, Mumbai). Attention: Secretaries, Society A and B, and all residents In consideration of the proposed development...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 79 900

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 79 900
a generous offer is made to all owners at the uniform rate of Rs 19,000 a square foot.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 79 900
If the residents accept this generous offer, the said sum is payable in three instalmer within three months into the nominated bank account. In ...

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ir signing the agreement, one upon the vacating of the building, and one payable

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About the Confidence Group: Our motto is: from my family to yours.' Founded in 1978, we are one of Mumbai's leading developers, with new projects also

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 86 980
They pulled my mother out of a well one day. That is the very first memory I have.' She came out of the kitchen and wiped her hands. 1 was four years old. She jumped into the well in our house in Krishnapur.'Why did she do it?' He shrugged. 'A ye...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 87 992
Why go back? In the village, a man lives as a social animal, Rosie: pleasing his

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 88 1003
Smuggling was for small men, he found out; the real money in this world lies on the legitimate side of things. Starting out as a contractor for another builder on Mira Road, he soon realized that much as he loved cement and steel, he loved people mor...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 89 1014
'How is your spit today. Unde?' - Rosie shouted at the bathroom. It was a role every mistress sooner or later took to playing, that of surrogate mother. 'Clear, Rosie.' He coughed and spat, then dipped his finger in the spit and inspected it. Last D...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 90 1026
for lielp' in setting up a hair-dressing studio of her own, which Shah promised she would receive. At the end of their relationship. But until then, if she made eyes at anyone else, she would fly headfirst into the Indian Ocean.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 91 1037
Why don’t you introduce me to Satish, Uncle? I'm in his age group, I can talk to him if he's in trouble,' she asked, when he emerged, still rubbing his hair. 111 bring you a model of the Shanghai, Rosie. Its so beautiful, you should see it. Gothi...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 92 1049
He knocked on her door: 111 count to five, Rosie."No. I'll never come out. You never take me to your home. Never—"One,' he counted. Two. Three. Four.'A woman's face peeped from behind the opened door.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 93 1060
'Explain.'Shah slurped tea from the saucer. The ten-by-two room is thirty-three per o twelve twelve is r plus five is nine, nine nine is eighteen feet of wall to build. Ten plus two twelve. Kopioitu leikepöydälle

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this is construction. We have to speak the truth in this business, or nothing will ever get built. Do you know what a left-hand man is?* Shanmugham had not known at the time.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 94 1071

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 94 1071
When it comes to work - hurry, hurry, hurry. When it comes to payment - delay, delay, delay. Caste, religion, family background nothing. Talent everything. Be 10 per cent more generous to people than you feel like being.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 94 1071
Do not trust connections made with bank...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 95 1083
When her eyesight had begun to dim, over a decade ago, Mrs Pinto had kept a strict count of the steps (even retracing her path when she lost the count), but that was no longer necessary.

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*... if one person says no, you cant tear down the Society. That's the whole idea of a Co-operative Housing Society. One for all, all for one.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 96 1094

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 96 1094

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Society. They've filled up the hole now, but there was a sign there. It said: "Work in progress, inconvenience regretted", but I changed it to 'Inconvenience in progress, work regretted".'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 98 1117
Everyone in Vishram knew of Mrs Puri's closeness to the boy; it was one of the triumphs of their communal life - one of the cross-beams of affection that are meant to grow in any co-operative society.

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At five

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 99 1128

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 99 1128
any case, what had they done? Just spray a few cars and a van. It was nothing compared to what his father did in his line of work.

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The bastard works in construction, Satish thought, and he has the guts to tell me I am the bad one in the family. Thinking

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 100 1140
Youl! be seventeen in a few days. Do you know what I was doing when I was your age? Have you thought about those people whose cars you damaged? You will never

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 101 1151
BlWWIIimmiPIIW Looking down from his window, Masterji saw Mr Pinto sitting in the middle of the ai I l( Jnt vvhite seat next to him, looking up. Masterji raised his right hand - coming. coming.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 103 1174
This child that he had made, the tracks had unmade. Her brains, oozing from her broken head, because the passengers did not want to be late. Surely in the men's

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 105 1197
Tty our Lord Jesus Christ I will fight you. I know builders, and they are all liars and criminals. Better you leave now. Right now.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 106 1208
His wife got up from the bed. 'Don't be angry. Please go upstairs and wake Masterji. We should all have some soup and bread.' 'All right,' Mr Pinto said, and put on his shoes.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 107 1220
'Shanmugham. Six years you've worked for me and still you are an idiot. I've underpaid by a thousand rupees a square foot.'The traffic jam began to clear; Shah looked at his assistant's eyes in the driver's

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posh people

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 108 1231

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 108 1231
square foot in Maker Towers would be worth today, what, 2,000 or 3,000 times my initial investment. That land is now worth more than land in London, more than land in New York. One day, ten years later, I came by Maker Towers, and I saw that building...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 114 1299
Tn my experience, some older people oppose a redevelopment project because they are frightened of any kind of change. Some just want more money. And then there is one kind of person, the most dangerous.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 114 1299
My wife is a good woman. She made me become the Secretary of Vishram: so I would do something for others. I am grateful for any... extra kindness you show me. But I cannot accept until I ask you this: what about everyone else in Vishram Society? Will y...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 115 1311
In the old days, a builder in this city thought he could get rich only if he cheated his customers. He would cheat them as a matter of routine - on cement, on steel rods, on finishing. Every monsoon one of his buildings

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 115 1311

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 115 1311

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 115 1311
*But I tell you one thing, Mr Kothari. Old builder or new, the basic nature of my business has not changed. Do you know what a builder is? 'A man who builds houses,' Kothari said.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 116 1322
and they were together once again at the lake in Kenya. Ashvin Kothari fell asleep with tears on his cheeks. Kopioitu leikepöydälle

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 118 1345
What is this black book? Mr Shah took it from his

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assistant and turned it over. It has dates, and things we deal with, and wise sayings I hear from you. My wife encourages me to write things down, sir.' Shah flipped through it. If

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 123 1402
'Nokia.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 124 1413
Fruit- and vegetable-vendors drew towards the red stool, looking its occupant up and down with wonder, as if he had been struck by lightning and survived. 'My greatness - if there be any - is to do with my students,' Masterji explained.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 126 1436
Twenty thousand rupees per square foot! You could buy her new eyes with so much money.'Trivedi grinned. You're teasing me, aren't you, Masterji?

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 129 1470
The broker continued: It's usually the Secretary who is picked. The Secretary of Tower B, Mr Ravi, is a good man. But our Secretary is a nothing man.' 'Nothing man? Shanmugham asked his tea.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 129 1470
1 came to Vakola to deliver boxes of sweets to your Society. You will find one for you at the gate, Mr Ajwani. Other than that, I have nothing to give you.'The broker stirred the sugar into his tea. You will never get Vishram Society to accept you...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 131 1493
cyber-café was a potential terrorist. User name, phone number, address, driving licence or passport number - the café owner was legally obliged to keep detailed records of every customer, and the police swooped on Kudwa's books for any excuse to exto...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 132 1505
'Of course we do,'Ajwani said. *By the way, that was a lovely joke the other day. What you wrote on that sign outside the Society. What was it, "Inconvenience is regretted, but work...""Inconvenience in progress, work regretted.' Kudwa beamed. Maria...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 134 1527
He did all his best thinking in the market. At least once a week he came here with his two boys to teach them how to bargain. An essential part of their education. If a man could not be cheated on his food, he could not be cheated on anything else.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 134 1527
At first there was a hotel by the train station, the Wood-Lands, that rented rooms by women were happy; he was happier than they were. Tha... Kopioitu leikepöydälle iner room in his office. A coconut to sip on, as they lay side by side in bed. The

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kindle

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 135 1539
Ajwani picked up a papaya and smelled its base for ripeness.

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market.

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Begin 19

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 140 1596
The people of Vishram Society did not praise servants lightly: but Mary they trusted, service not one complaint of theft. True, there was alwa... kindle

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 142 1619
The builder has made them an offer. Everyone leaves on October 3/

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 142 1619
Someone will go to court. You dont have to worry now.'

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tarpaulin tents iterial, often cloth such as canvas or polyester coated with urethane, or made of

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 143 1630
A new official had been put in charge of clearing the city's illegal slums. He had smashed miles of huts in Thane and promised to do the same in Mumbai. Every day their slum survived should be considered a miracle. The huts

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 143 1630
Wiping her hands on her sari, Mary came out to talk. Today was a false alarm, Mary, but sooner or later they will come to demolish this place. You should move while you can.'This is my home, madam. Would you leave yours? She asked the Battleship ...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 144 1641
The issue here - individual right vis-à-vis collective well-being - was so complicated that if a single resident of Vishram went to court, the demolition would be postponed for years while the judge scratched his head over the case and tried to find ...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 153 1744

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 157 1789
Society too."Masterji? Mrs Puri laughed. 'He's just a big jackfruit. Prickly outside, soft and sweet inside. He's a born quarreller, not a born fighter. Always complaining about this, about that. But the moment the Pintos say yes, hell say yes. I...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 161 1835
Have you read the notice, Masterji? she asked, her fat fingers still at the light switch. They beat us to it. Tower B. They have accepted the offer.' You are interrupting the physics top-up, Mrs Puri.' 'Oy, oy, oy...' She flicked the light switch o...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 164 1869
'How is your boyfriend? he shouted. From somewhere near the ground floor, she laughed. 'My boy friend is scared of you, Masterji. He won't come here any more.' He listened to her charge out of the building. Exactly the way Sandhya, when her friends ...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 166 1892
Rego and her children went from floor to floor in Vishram Society, inspecting the do< acceptance of his plan, and Mrs Rego knew from Kopîoity lerkeptiytlg.'fe ets had arrived from the builder last night, to celebrate Tower B's (unanimous)

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 169 1926
Please... just for ten minutes.' She went into her office and closed the door. She took up the papers on her desk and read. A reply from a German government-run social welfare body; yes, there was funding

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 170 1938
monuments of the city - VT, the Rajabai Tower, the columned façade of the Asiatic Society library. Beer, prawn, curry, butter, oil mingled in the chilled air. The manager waited for Mr Shah to say something.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 172 1960
want that down, word for word - do you have that? Yes, sir.' 'And please send a waiter for our order.' The builder looked at his nervous guest. 'Now: if anything happens to you, I will go to jail. You are a social worker: the press and the televisi...

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them. Kopioitu leikepöydälle

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FIVE The

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 179 2040
Do you want to fight over small things, Mrs Puri? I know I am the black sheep of this Society. I do things you good people will not do. But now you must listen to the black sheep, or all of us will lose the money.' He whispered, 'Mrs Rego was offere...

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Ajwani winced. 'A man cant put pressure on a woman beyond a certain point. A man cant."So that's why you came here,' Mrs Puri said. T am not going to speak to that Communist woman.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 183 2086
The Confidence builder gave me a bribe, Mrs Puri. To accept the offer.' Mrs Puri nodded. 'I know. Ajwani told me."How does Ajwani know?

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 183 2086

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 183 2086

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 184 2097

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 184 2097
Yesterday Mrs Saldanha smiled at me when I walked out of the gate. But she didn't smile when I came back. In those five minutes she must have heard the ticking of the deadline dock.' 1 haven't noticed anything changing,' Masterji said. 'Our neighb...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 184 2097
1 do not want to take Mr Shah's offer,' he said. 1 have lived in Vishram Society with my friends and I wish to die here with them. As there is nothing more to say, I will see you at dinner.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 185 2109
'Masterji, I am not a brilliant human being as you are. I just have one question for you. Why do you want to stay in a building that is about to fall down? He knew, from the absolute nature of the silence, the ceasing of all ambient noise, that the ...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 185 2109

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 185 2109
I have them, too. I have one of this very spot. Do you remember, Masterji, that day eighteen years ago, when I came here and told you what the doctors had told me about Ramu? Purnima was at the door and you put your book down on your teakwood table....

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 186 2120
Thirty years,' Mrs Puri said, Tve come to you for advice. Now I ask you to listen to a foolish, fat woman just this once.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 186 2120
'Masterji, my two sons are your biggest fans. R and R. I am your third-biggest fan in the world.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 186 2120

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 186 2120
Mrs Kudwa, bringing along little Mohammad, in his white tae kwon-do outfit, came to see him next. The boy hid his face behind his mother; he had skipped Friday's science tutorial. When she was gone, others followed: Mrs Ganguly from the fifth floor,...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 192 2188
Tather-in-law, there are questions of... income tax, estate tax. Life insurance. We have to plan. Sooner you say "yes", the better for all of us.' Masterji glared at the chikki as he spoke.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 192 2188
Physically it has fallen behind but the memories of my late wife...'You mean my mother.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 192 2188

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 192 2188
'Have you seen the new buildings in Parel, Father-in-law? Leaning back, so that he coi is sold already. NRIs from England. You know how... Kopioitu leikepöydälle spoon, dripping with yoghurt, Sonal smiled. They're duplexes. Not yet built and each

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 192 2188
Gaurav picked up the Radium packet and sniffed. 'Father, this is a cheap thing, not good for the boy.' He let it fall. Masterji got up and went to the balcony. Spotting Ronak playing down in the compound, he clapped. Without turning to his son, he sa...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 193 2200
In the kitchen Sonal did mathematics. It's 810 square feet, you say, Father-in-law?

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 194 2211
It might be a good idea,' Masterji said. To be close to Ronak.' His son reached for the bar of chikki, broke off a chunk, and began chewing again. Sonal smiled at her husband. 'Of course, if Father-in-law doesn't want to stay with us, he can always...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 194 2211
Purnima, he prayed, Purnima. His blood sugar was sputtering like the engine of an old autorickshaw. 0, Purnima. Explosions of glucose - comets and supernovae - lit up his private darkness; a bacchanalia had begun in his hyper-metabolizing cells.

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Is it possible, he wondered, that Sonal gave me that pineapple juice precisely to make this happen? She kept insisting.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 195 2223
Why is it taking him so long to come back? Mrs Puri asked.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 195 2223

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 195 2223
Tm getting worried. Look here../ He smiled at the Secretary.'... why don't you type out our Acceptance form now? Just type a form saying, All Members of Tower A have agreed and signed. As soon as he comes, get him to sign it.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 196 2234
If asked to decide who made the most incompatible couple in their building, the residents of Vishram would have had a hard time choosing between the Puris and the Kudwas. Before

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It had been an arranged marriage; even in the earliest, happiest days, Mumtaz had noticed odd things about her husband. If Ibrahim was treated like an adult, he acted like a child. Grateful to be included in a group, he would do anything others wante... kindle

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 196 2234

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 196 2234
potassium nitrate toothpaste for Ramu's sensitive teeth, for instance - and Ibrahim, incapable of saying no, had forced her to smuggle six tubes out of the dentist's clinic (It's not stealing, it's for a neighbour*).

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 197 2245
Feeling too weak for the evening train, Masterji had hailed a taxi outside Gaurav*s building. Why not? A rich man could travel like a rich man.

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NOTICE Vishram Co-operative Hsg Society Ltd, Vakola, Santa Cruz (E), Mumbai - 400055 Minutes of the extraordinary general meeting of 'A' Building, held on 6 July

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 197 2245

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 197 2245

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 197 2245
ITEM NO. 1 OF THE AGENDA: All members have agreed, unanimously, to accept the offer made by the Confidence Group. The residents of the Society have agreed unanimously to the dissolution of the Society, and to the demolition of its physical structure....

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 198 2257
The Secretary emerged from his office with a smile. What is this?" Masterji asked, his index finger on the noticeboard. 1 just got back to Vishram. I haven't signed anything yet.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 198 2257
Masterji's index finger had not moved. 'Did I agree? when did I agree? I said I was going to speak to my son. That was all.’ The Secretary stopped smiling. It was not my idea, actually. Ajwani’s idea. He forced me to put it up before you came back.....

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Dislodging Masterji's hand from the glass, the Secretary lifted it open. He tore off the notice, one half of which fell to the floor. There, Masterji, are you happy?- He was not. Who gave you the right to say I have agreed? Why do you say IVe sign...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 199 2268
Masterji took the crumpled form from the floor and straightened it out. He read it again. It is a signature,' he whispered. 'My signature.' 'Mrs Puri...' The Secretary looked up. You are his champion in the building. Talk to him, wont you?'

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A voice boomed: 'Don't blame us, Masterji. We just put that notice up half an hour ago. Why did you take so long to come back?"

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 199 2268

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 199 2268
It's true, Masterji,' the Secretary said. If you had come back just half an hour ago...' 1 couldn’t come sooner, because... I wasn't feeling well...' People looked down from various places along the stairwell: Mr Ganguly, Ajwani, Mr Puri, Ibrahim Kudwa,...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 199 2268
He spoke so all would hear:'... have not said yes, have not said no.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 203 2314
1 don't care about that old teacher and his mood swings. Now you tell that Secretary, he won't see one rupee of his sweetener - what did we promise him, an extra one lakh? - unless he earns it. Didn't I tell you from the start, that teacher was goin...

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Mr Shah threw the mobile phone into a corner of the car. He

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He had hoped there would be no fighting this time. With an offer this generous. But t Kopioitu leikepöydälle

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What he wouldn't have built by now if he were in Shanghai - hospitals, airports, thirteen-storey shopping malls! And here, all this trouble, just to get started on a simple luxury housing... The kindle

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The mucus in his chest thickened; his breathing sounded like a feral dog's growling. Shah

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 203 2314

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Footsteps came towards Vishram Society. He turned to the gate and said: 'One minute, Masterji. One minute.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 206 2348
Masterji closed his eyes for a beat. 'Are you threatening me, Ram Khare?'No, sir. I am informing you that there is a snake in my mind. It is long and black.'

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'And I wanted you to see this black snake too. Every day Mrs Puri or Mrs Saldanha or someone else comes to your door and knocks, and asks: "Have you made up your mind? Will you sign?" And everyday you say: Tm thinking about it." How long can this g...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 207 2359
Retreating to the mirror in her bedroom, Mrs Puri brushed her long black hair to soothe herself.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 208 2371
Wiping her mobile phone clean on her forearm, she re-dialled a number. 'Gaurav, it's me again,' she said. Why don't you come here, Gaurav. Speak to him. Bring Ronak. He will change his mind: he is your father. Don't be obstinate like him, Gaurav. Yo...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 208 2371
What a selfish, greedy old man he has become, Ramu. He wants to take our wooden cupboards away from us. The Evil Eye must have found out about my good luck. This time too.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 208 2371
The door opened at last, but Ramu wouldn't get up from the toilet bowl. Breathing as normally as she could, to show that she was not angry with him, that he had not made a stinky mess in the toilet. Mummy washed his behind clean with a mug of

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 209 2382
'He plays with his Rubik's Cube all day long. But does he have a solution? Mrs Kothari, the Secretary's wife, asked. 'He's just a block of darkness.'

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They went silent as Mrs Puri passed. She knew they suspected her of sympathy with Masterji. She took a left at the gate and walked past the slums. Soon she was at the site of the two new Confidence buildings. Under

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'Mrs Puri,' Shanmugham smiled. You are a person of initiative. Just last year, in a redevelopment project in Sion, we encountered a problem like this Masterji of yours. There are many things we can do, and we will try them one by one. But you must t...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 210 2394
The lift at Vishram Society moved like a coffin on wheels. When a button was pressed, a loud click followed: ropes, levers, and chains went into action. Through the lattice of the metal shutter guarding the open elevator shaft, you could see a dark w...

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Masterji saw the lift pass him before slamming its dark mass into the fourth floor. A latch clicked and the door opened, but he heard no one come out. It was one of those phantom trips that the Otis sometimes took on its own - compensating for weeks ...

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No children yet. He went back to his room, leaving the front door open. It was seven o'clock on a Monday. Time for the first science top-up of the week. The ceiling lights were turned off in anticipation, and the lamp light projected on to the far wa...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 210 2394
Ten minutes later, Masterji ran down the stairs and found the boys playing cricket in the compound. Mohammad Kudwa was bowling; Anand Ganguly held a bat high. Sunil Rego was fielding at cover point. 'Masterji, don't stand there,' Mohammad called out,...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 211 2405
'Boycott? Masterji asked, stepping back to avoid the bouncing ball. Is this a new excuse not to come to the top-up?

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 211 2405
'And refusing an offer of 250 per cent the market value of his flat is not madness, Ramu? Some people should not speak of madness, Ramu.' 1 haven't said no. I'm still thinking about Mr Shah's proposal.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 211 2405
Still thinking? You've always been happy to share your deep thoughts with us, haven't you, Masterji? Have we ever asked you to be Secretary of this Society? What does that tell you about how we felt about your deep thinking? 1 haven't said no. But...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 213 2428
Masterji opened the door. His rubbish bin had been overturned. Pieces of rubbish - the banana peel, for example - had been flung far from his doorstep, as if someone had kicked them there. He got down on one knee and began gathering in the errant gar...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 213 2428
This is the early-morning cat, Ms Meenakshi,' Masterji said, massaging his knee-cap. 'Mrs Puri has not done this.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 214 2439
Perhaps because Kudwa, the only Muslim in the building, was considered a fair-minded man by the others - or perhaps because, being the owner of a not-so-busy internet café, he could leave his business in the afternoon - he had been designated a 'neut...

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You say you'll sign, then you go to see your son, and say you won't sign.' T never said yes, Ibrahim.' Masterji wagged his finger. 1 said maybe.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 214 2439

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 214 2439
'Masterji, when the builder's offer was made, I suffered, because I did not know what to do with the money - I took an Antacid to sleep. Now that there is the possibility of the money I never had being taken away from me -1 need two Antacids to slee...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 215 2451
He was looking so intently at the dog that he almost missed the handwritten sign that had been stuck with Scotch tape to the wall above it. Some facts about 'a certain person'who has received respect from us for thirty years. But why? Now we find ou...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 216 2462
When he bent to his sink a few minutes later to wash his face, the water burned his eyes and nose. But a man is what his neighbours say he is.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 216 2462

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 216 2462
But that evening another appeared glued to the lift door, different in handwriting, similar in its complaints ('never taught English to students even though he knew Shakespeare and other big writers who were part of the examinations') - and then ther...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 217 2473
If, in the early days of the 'boycott, there was an apologetic smile on the Secretary's lips when he evaded Masterji's attempts to make small talk, now there were neither smiles nor apologies. They treat me like they would treat an untouchable in th...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 218 2485
'... if only Purnima were alive, wouldn't she be ashamed of him?'... his own son. A man who does not care for his own son, what do you...' So this is what they mean by the word: boycott. Even in his bed he felt it, their contempt, like the heat radiating...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 219 2496
Tinku ran in and shouted: Unde! He's here!' Arjun, the Christianized assistant, had climbed up to the glass lunette above the doorway of the café to fix a loose rivet with a screwdriver. From up there he looked down, monkey-like, on the fat boy who...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 219 2496

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 219 2496

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 222 2530
r. i .. mmmm 'May I recommend the view from the terrace, Masterji? It is the best view of the city you have ever seei sweetened view it is of Bombay.' Masterji followed the m... ntee it.' 'Of course Masterji will appreciate the view,'Ajwani giggled. *Such a

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 223 2542
His hands on the balustrade of the terrace, Masterji looked at the towers under construction in the dark. He thought of the shining knife on the desk. Each building

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 223 2542

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 223 2542
'Construction,' Shanmugham said, coming close to Masterji. 'Do you know how many cranes there are below us right now? The work continues all night. Dozens of buildings are coming up around us. And when all the work is finished... my God. This part of t...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 224 2553

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 224 2553

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 224 2553
'And what was that redevelopment project you were telling me about, Ajwani... where the old couple refused to take the offer, and then one day... did they fall down the stairs? Or were they pushed, or... old people should take care. It's a dangerous world....

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In the light of the towers Shanmugham's thoughts seemed to crystallize into giant letters in front of Masterji: This is how I will flatter the old man, and very subtly, bully him. I will show him the kingdoms of the earth and give him a hint of the ...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 225 2565
a bottle of whisky. Why? Because he loves money more than he loves his wife's blindness.' So he is examining our rubbish, Masterji thought. But a man's rubbish is not the truth about him, is it? You don't know a thing about Mr Pin... Mr Pint... Mr Pint..

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 225 2565
and glared at him: 'Did you

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 226 2576
The old man's left hand slapped at the tray; it slipped in and out of Giri's hands, then crashed to the floor. Shanmugham and Ajwani moved their feet to dodge the rolling pakoras. Giri stared with an open mouth. When the three of them looked up, they...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 227 2587
*So you just left? They were threatening me,' Masterji said. 'Of course I left.' Ten thousand appointments are missed in this city because of too much traffic, and you missed Mr Shah because of too little traffic. Fate, Masterji/ Mr Pinto said, a...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 229 2610
1 still don't understand. You and that broker - all you had to do was keep that teacher there till I got back/'He became violent, sir. Ask Giri. He hit the tray and then he ran out/

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 230 2622
The Sahib meant to give you a ten-rupee note. He gives money and then he changes his mind; he'll send someone down to take you to the police/

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 232 2644
1 wonder why God made old age at all/ Mrs Pinto said. Tour eyes are cloudy, your body is weak. The world becomes a ball of fear/

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 232 2644
'Are you the one making the phone calls, Kothari?' Masterji asked. 'Are you the on

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then he hears phone calls. And soon hell see men with knives and hockey sticks coming after him/

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 233 2656

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 233 2656
He picked it up. 'Old man: old man/ This time it was another voice: lower, gruffer. Masterji was sure he had heard this voice somewhere. 'Act your age, old man. Grow up. Take the money and leave before something bad happens."Who

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 234 2667
'Either someone in the building is calling, or someone in here is giving a signal to the callers. Their timing is too good. I'm sure I recognized one of the voices.' She laughed. 'Mine?

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'No, things have become worse. Tinku Kothari, the Secretary's son - hungry eyes - saw them at the school today. He spoke to the old librarian and got the facts. They were looking up the numbers of Masterji's old students and calling them from the lib...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 237 2701

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 237 2701
That I don’t know. They may bring something back with them. Business card, brochure. It will end up in their rubbish/let's call them right now. You call them. You're so good at it.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 237 2701
Three years ago. A tough redevelopment project in Chembur. One old man had refused to sell his flat. Mr Shah said: 'Get him out of there, Shanmugham.' He had hired two boys to smash chairs to pieces outside his window. No implements. The old man star...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 238 2713
Tell me. Please. What have you done? Broken a leg? He dropped his voice. 'Killed a man? Shanmugham looked at the black knife. 'Just a year ago. A project in Sion. One old man kept saying no, no. We kept offering money, and it was always no, no. Bo...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 238 2713

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 238 2713
The old man signed on the spot. I was scared, I tell you that. I thought I might go to jail. But... the truth is, even if they say no, deep down' - he pointed the knife at Ajwani - They want money. Once you make them sign, they're grateful to you. Ne...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 239 2724
'But tell me.' He tapped the Tamilian's forearm. There must be girls in your business. Pretty girls.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 239 2724
The broker got up from the cot. 'Lets finish this phone call business now."Not from your phone— threw it to the broker. 'Old man/Ajwani said into ...

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night.

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'Shanmugham produced a small red mobile phone. This one has a SIM card that they cant trace.' He kindle

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Illustrated History of Science

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 247 2815

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If things became really bad they would have to make him pee or shit on the road, like some street urchin. But he had to come along: that was the sacrifice she was going to make to Lord Ganesha.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 248 2827
'Ramu, Ramu,' she said, shaking her son awake. It's only an other hour from here. Get up.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 249 2838
When they had gone to America in 1989, Mr Pinto had acquired, on the black market, a small stash of US dollars from a man in Nariman Point. The government in

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 250 2849

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 250 2849
If it is a gift, we can only send out 10,000 dollars per annum. But if it is investment,

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 250 2849

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 250 2849
Just tell me how many square feet this place is, woman. Let me worry about things.' '812 square feet,' she said. We had it measured once.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 250 2849

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 250 2849

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 251 2861
Don't fight with anyone today, Mr Pinto/ she said, let's be quiet and stay out of trouble.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 252 2872
Dut Masterji said not to leave the building till he came back with a lawyer.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 253 2884
they were probably paying the same rent they were in 1950, and he was retaliating by refusing to provide even the basics - light, safety, hygiene. You could almost hear him praying every night to God: make my tenants fall down the stairs, break their...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 254 2895
Tou are here to see...' he asked, taking out the pencil. 1 am a man in need of legal help. A connection of mine told me about Mr Parekh.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 255 2906
Putting down his mobile phone, he sipped the last of his tea, turned to one side to spit, and said: 'State the problem in your own words.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 256 2918
'A slum rat.' He smiled at Masterji. You've come to the right place, sir. You're looking at a man who deals with a baker's dozen of slum rats every single day. But first, we must know, what is your position in the eyes of the law. And the law has ve...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 256 2918

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 256 2918
'A teacher? Mr Parekh's jaw dropped. He blew into his hand-kerchief. It is against Hindu Dharma to threaten a teacher. I have studied Western law and Indian Dharma alike.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 256 2918

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 256 2918
had brought the document in a manila folder, and produced it now. It is in your wife's name.'ln her will I am named as the inheritor.'Tt should have been transferred to your name. We can manage. As long as you have her will in your secure posses...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 256 2918

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 256 2918
His certificate - his claim to a piece of Vishram Society - was being multiplied. His ca* office with the original certificate and three Kopioitu leikepöydälle The thumps and footfalls repeated in reverse - the young man re-entered the

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There is also another petitioner in the matter,' he said. 'Mr Pinto. My neighbour.'The senior Parekh spoke first. 'Excellent. That doubles the sovereignty in the matter. Now, as per Mofa Act—'A

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 257 2929

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 257 2929
'As per Mofa Act, 1963...'The old lawyer paused; breathed.'... and also the MCSA Act 1960, which is to say, Maharashtra Co-operative Societies Act 1960, you are the sole sovereign authority of said flat. Now the Society cannot force you to sell said fl...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 257 2929

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 257 2929
Masterji nodded. 1 cannot pay you. It is a case you must take in the public interest. The security of senior citizens in this city is at stake.' 1 understand, I understand,' Parekh said. He swiped his hand through the air, like

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 258 2941

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 258 2941
Eventually there will be a settlement,' Parekh corrected him. 'How long do you and your Mr Pinto plan on resisting this slum rat?'For ever.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 258 2941

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 258 2941
With a papaya wrapped in newspaper under his arm, Masterji returned to Vishram So and the guard. Kopioitu leikepöydälle gate were Ajwani, the Secretary, Mr Ganguly from the fifth floor, Ibrahim Kudwa,

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 258 2941

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 258 2941
Ajwani removed his hand from the latch. As Masterji walked in, the guard said: 1 told you, Masterji, that this would happen. God has seen that I have done my duty.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 258 2941
When she saw Masterji, she let out a sharp cry: 'Here comes the madman!'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 259 2952
to hurt... my wife - at her age - old enough to be his grandmother. He... said he was going to come with a knife next time... he... and then I got frightened and fell into the gutter.' *Who told you this? Masterji knelt to be at eye level with his oldest fr...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 259 2952

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 259 2952
whimpering, and I went outside, and got down into the gutter to save the puppy. Then this boy, he had a gold chain on his neck, eighteen-nineteen years old, and a hockey stick with him, he stood over me and said, are you the man from Vishram who want...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 259 2952

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 259 2952
Masterji stood up. 'Don't worry, Mr Pinto. I'll go to the police at once. I'll tell them to arrest Mr Shah. I

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Tm going to the police station, with or without you,' he said. This builder thinks he can frighten me? In my own home? Mrs Puri got up.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 260 2963
The police? You want to make things even worse? She put a finger on Masterji's chest and pressed. Why dont we take you to the police? From another side, another finger poked him: Ajwani. You

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 260 2963

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 260 2963
Mrs Puri said: 'A man who fights with his own son - and such a lovely son at that - what kind of a man is he?

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Ibrahim Kudwa stood behind her: “Sign Mr Shah's agreement now, Masterji. Sign it now."I will not be made to change my mind like this,' Masterji said. *So shut up, Ibrahim.' Kudwa tried to respond, then sagged, and stepped back. Moving

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 261 2975
He barricaded the door with the teakwood table. When he went to the window, he

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 261 2975
So I'm the last man in the building now, he thought. He

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 261 2975

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 261 2975
'How can they threaten good people in daylight? When did things change so much in this city, Mr Parekh?'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 261 2975

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 261 2975
He had been too scared to protect Purnima from her brothers: he would not be scared this time. 'Go away,' he said. Slithering down his legs, the black snake left.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 262 2986
tolerated. I have been to the police station and received every assurance from the Senior Inspector that this is not a

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 262 2986

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 262 2986
Vishram Society Tower A is my home, and it Will not be sold Will not be leased or rented Will not be redeveloped Signed (And this is the real signature of the man) Yogesh Murthy.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 264 3009
Did Masterji have breakfast, Mr Pinto? He must be hungry/'A man won't die if he eats less for a few days, Shelley. When he gets hungry he'll come back/1 don't think so. He is such a proud man.'

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Hell have to apologize, and pay my hundred rupees back, before he can eat at my dinner table again."Oh, Mr Pinto, really... not you, too. They abuse him so much in parliament these days.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 265 3020

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 265 3020
stood by the window, and sent down aerial roots to suck up slander and abuse. That must be his new diet, Mr Pinto thought. He is chewing their thorns for lunch and nails for supper. From mockery he is making his protein.

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 266 3032
'My wife says I have a high ratio of nerves to flesh,' Kudwa said, as he handed Mariam over to Mrs Puri. 1 should never be asked to make decisions.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 266 3032
'A simple thing, this is/Ajwani said. In extreme cases, a Housing Society may expel a member and purchase his share certificate in the Society. It's perfectly legal.'Ibrahim Kudwa's arms were free: yet he would not touch the piece of paper lying...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 267 3043

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 267 3043
download. And if the police come here, who will they arrest for pornography? Not him.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 267 3043
You have seen how a cow turns its eyes to the side when it shits, and pretends not to know what it's doing? Masterji knows exactly what he's doing to us, and he's enjoying it. Repressed, depressed, and dangerous: that's your beloved Masterji in a nu...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 267 3043

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1. Has persistently failed in payment of his dues to the Society 2. Has wilfully deceived his Society by giving false information 3. Has used his flat for immoral purposes or misused it for illegal purposes habitually 4. Has been in habit of committi...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 269 3066

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 269 3066
his upbringing had done to him. Instead of a man's soul, he had developed a cockroach's antennae inside him. What did this man think of the way he dressed? What did that man think of his politics? The way he pronounced English? Wherever he went, the ...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 269 3066

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 269 3066
Black, fibrous, stinking, that swampy gutter was the worst thing he had ever seen in his life. But he knew his neighbours wanted him to get that ball; pressed down by their expectations, he had dipped his hands into the muck, up to the elbow, to find...

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NOTICE

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 273 3112

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 273 3112

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 275 3134

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 275 3134
The lawyer cleared his throat. 'Point two. Under Essential Commodities Act 1955, cutting off waterqr electricity without court order is a criminal offence.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 275 3134

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 275 3134
At the start of summer, there had been talk of power cuts in Mumbai, and in anticipation, he had bought candles. One of them sat burning on the teakwood table. The wax dripped; the blackened wick was exposed. He thought of Purnima's body blackening o...

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 279 3180
a barber's shop caught his eye. Famous Hair Cutting Palace. This was the landmark near the office.

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DO NOT ASK FOR CREDIT DO NOT DISCUSS OUR COMPETITORS RATE DO NOT ASK FOR FREE PLASTIC BAG DO NOT ASK FOR EXTRA TOMATO SAUCE DO NOT STAY FOR LONG TIME AFTER EATING Shanmugham

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 280 3191

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 280 3191

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 280 3191
But me, I have to do what the boss says. He throws the stick, I have to catch.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 280 3191
Masterji stopped on his way up to his lawyer's office to kick the pain out of his left leg. He looked at the restless silhouette of the bird. He thought: Where did the rains go?

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 280 3191

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 280 3191
another set of cards placed on the ground, if they maintained a No-Argument book here. PAREKH AND SONS ADVOCATE 'LEGAL HAWK WITH SOUL & CONSCIENCE' The courtesy in the lawyer's office was much improved this time.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 281 3203
Vakola market - of being mistaken for a millionaire. Sipping the ice-cold water, he considered the mystery of his situation, when the peon said: You can go in to see Mr Parekh, sir.' Head down, Parekh was on his mobile phone, the three silver strand...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 282 3214

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 282 3214
from him, squinted, and threw it back at him. This is not the right good news. Not relevant to Masterji's case.'The assistant left; Masterji waited; feet moved across the ceiling.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 282 3214

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 282 3214
But you have stayed true. You have proved yourself sovereign of your plot of earth.' Masterji nodded. 'Men of our generation, we have seen much trouble. Wars, emergencies, elections. We can survive.' True,' Parekh said. 'Men of a certain generation,...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 282 3214

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 282 3214
Masterji smiled. What is the good news? Still flipping through the pages of the document, Parekh said: 'A settlement. It will be a famous settlement. Shah versus Murthy."But who has given me this settlement? Mr Parekh turned to his assistant or...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 282 3214
'Oh, Masterji,' he said. The builder, of course. And in fact - between us, Masterji - we have fooled Mr Shah.' He wiped his lips. 'Because you had a weak case to begin with. We can say it openly now.' 'A weak case? 'Of course.' Masterji turned from...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 283 3226

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 283 3226
Very true. In this city, MHADA is always there. Somewhere in background. Sometimes in foreground. We must not forget that the government is about to repeal ULCRA any day. Urban Land Ceiling Regulation Act? All this we have to think before we bring u...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 284 3237

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 284 3237
1 don't want a better settlement.' Well get you the best settlement.' 1 want no settlement. I will find another lawyer.' 'Now, Masterji.' Mr Parekh leaned in to him. The others will ask for a retainer and waste your time and tell you the same. F...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 284 3237

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 284 3237
other day. In broad daylight. Didn't you see it in the papers? Old men must stick together in this new world.' You are threatening me now? Masterji asked. 'My own lawyer? Mr Parekh sneezed into a handkerchief, and then said, 1 am threatening you,...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 285 3248

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 285 3248
Past the guards and their blind deity he walked, down the old stairs - past the pigeon, thrashing behind the blind lunette. Purnima, he prayed, swoop down and lift me from the land of the living. His wife answered him, as he ran out of the Loyola Tru...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 286 3260

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 286 3260
'Hire another lawyer,' Gaurav said, when his father, calling him from the pay telepho listen. 'No,' he told Gaurav. It wont work. The I...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 287 3271
I have done good to others. I was a teacher for thirty-four years. The cow lifted her tail. Shit piled on the road. When they saw Masterji talking to the cow and telling her his woes, those who had been born in the city perhaps thought that he was a ... There are thousands in the city.' Masterji found his son's voice changed, ready to

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 287 3271

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 289 3294

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 289 3294
Now everyone believed India was going to be a rich country. He had known it ten years ago. Had planned for the future. Skip out of slum redevelopment. Start building glossy skyscrapers, shopping malls, maybe one day an entire

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 289 3294

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 289 3294
And that meant there was only one thing to do with this old man. Only one thing could make the Shanghai happen.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 291 3317

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 291 3317
below him. They were speaking to the Pintos. He heard voices rising, and then Mr Pinto saying, 'All right. All right. But leave us alone then.' A few minutes later, the doorbell rang. When he opened the door, a small thin woman stood outside with a r...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 291 3317

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 291 3317
yellow Post-it note on its cover. All debts settled and

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 291 3317

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 291 3317
She smiled. *But you don't worry, Masterji. God will protect us. They're trying to throw me out of my home too. I live by the nullah.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 293 3340

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 293 3340
When is the boss going to give me an answer? the left-hand man asked. If we're going to break that old teacher's arms and legs, we have to do it now.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 294 3351

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 294 3351
India office. Half expecting to find Shanmugham behind him, he kept glancing over his shoulder, and for this reason missed it until it was right in front of him.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 295 3362
IMPATIENCE IS NOW A VIRTUE HIGH-SPEED BROADBAND INTERNET 512 KBPS <» 390 RUPEES A MONTH ONWARDS Turning it over, he doodled on the back with a blue ballpoint pen, and superimposed words on the doodles: Police Media

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 296 3374
Why not? One retired man fights a big builder. "Last Man in Tower Fights Builder." That sounds like a story to me.' Gaurav shrugged; he ate his ice cream. Masterji stared at his son, his mouth open. Did your connection really speak to Noronha? Do y...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 297 3385

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 297 3385
father, what is it you want from the Confidence Group? Masterji had never seen Gaurav sound and look so decisive. He felt the strength draining from him. 'Nothing.' The boy raised his upper lip in a sneer. Purnima used to do that. You're lying, Fa...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 297 3385
1 am thinking of Ronak. This man Mr Shah threatened the Pintos. In daylight. Would you want Ronak to grow up in a city where he can be bullied or threatened in daylight? Gaurav: listen. Dhirubhai Ambani said he would salaam anyone to become the rich...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 298 3397

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 298 3397
'Maybe Sandhya would not have had to take the train if you had made more money. Maybe she would have been in a taxi, safe, that day she was pushed out. She was my sister, I think of her too.' *Son. Son.' Masterji pressed down on the piece of paper he...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 298 3397
Tvery other parent in Vishram Society has thought of their children. But not you. It's always been this way. When I was in your physics class in school you punished me more than the others.'! had to show the other boys there was no favouritism.' '...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 298 3397
posters near the construction sites? 'Your own swimming pool, gym, TV, wedding hall, air-conditioning." When you sell dreams like that you can murder anyone you want. The deadline is just a few days away. Keep saying no to Mr Shah and well find you ...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 298 3397

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 299 3408

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 299 3408
Sticking its tongue out it said: I have students in high places. He turned his eyes away. Another gargoyle grinned: I claim no credit for Noronha. And a third smirked: A teacher is not without his connections.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 300 3419

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 300 3419
crystallization of some hard truth in the newsprint. Masterji stopped to watch the newspapers. They shot an elected member of the city corporation dead. It was in the papers. He remembered that Bhendi bazaar, one of the recruiting grounds of the mafi...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 300 3419

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 300 3419
Wasn't Gaurav right - wasn't it just pride that kept him from running to Mr Shah and saying: 1 accept your offer. Now leave me alone!' D-arvA OH 1 Klnfn

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 301 3431

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 301 3431
Masterji's blood. Until now he had only been conscious of fighting against someone: that builder. Now he sensed he was fighting for someone. In the dark dirty valley under the concrete overpass half-naked labourers pushed and slogged, with such littl...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 302 3442

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 302 3442
But for now their common duty was to fight. He heard the tuba again: the marching band, as if it had lost its way, had doubled back on its steps, and was heading again towards Victoria Terminus, greeting the hordes of new migrants with its blasts. Ma...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 303 3454

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 303 3454
1 know what you're thinking about, Mr Confidence.' What? 'Money. The only thing on your mind.' Her fingers moved into his pocket. Your phone is ringing, Unde.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 304 3465

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 304 3465
That's my Shanghai, Rosie. Gothic style, Rajput touch, Art Deco fountain. My life's story in one building. Why does that old teacher keep saying no to it? In China, you know what they would have done to a man like him by now?

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 304 3465

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 304 3465
Teachers are the worst kind of people, Rosie. All that time they spend beating children, it makes them cruel. Twisted on the inside.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 304 3465

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 304 3465
'Come here,' he said, though the girl was already beside him. 'Come here.' He kissed her on the neck. It was first time he had done something like this in the car; Parvez, his driver, pretended not to notice. Shah did what he had not done for days. H...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 307 3499

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 307 3499
Tve made up my mind,' he said when the phone was answered. His fingers pressed up and down Rosie's arm; he heard his left-hand man's voice quiver with excitement. Tve got the man from Andheri, Boss. He's the one who helped me deliver the Sion pro...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 307 3499

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 307 3499
A pause. Then the voice on the phone said: 'Boss: are you sure? We're paying them? Why? 'Shanmugham,' Shah said, 1 found you in a slum in Chembur. Correct?

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 308 3511
blood.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 311 3545

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 311 3545
Ms Meenakshi sipped her tea. You're all alone here, Masterji. Do you really understand this? A man with a gun could come to your door and shoot you. Its been done before.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 312 3556

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 312 3556
There are more parties involved in this dispute than just Mr Shah, my neighbours, and me. Millions are involved. Even after you leave Vishram, you will still be involved.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 312 3556

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 312 3556
A tabloid. My boyfriend works for the Sun, Masterji - the one you...' She smiled. 1 told him what is happening here, and he said at once: "It's a story!" He'll interview you. The paper will run your photo. Youll become famous. People will follow you ...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 312 3556

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 312 3556
Ms Meenakshi realized that this was a sign for her to leave.

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Well, Ram Khare, what is happening at Vishram Society these days? Has it been hockey sticks or knives recently?

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 314 3579
Having received their second instalment of money from the Confidence Group (paid by Mr Shah, in a surprise move, ahead of schedule), the families of Tower B were leaving for their new homes, one by one.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 314 3579

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 314 3579
WeVe got two-thirds of the money now - all those zeroes in our bank statements, Sangeeta. Everyone has run out and put down a deposit on a brand-new place. No one wants to stay in Vishram Society one day longer than they have to.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 315 3590

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 315 3590
Ibrahim Kudwa put both hands in his beard and scratched. It is very strange, Mrs Puri. Paying people ahead of schedule. There is some kind of plan here.' Plan, Ibby? What kind of plan can the builder have?

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 316 3602

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 316 3602
Over Italian coffee and cakes, Mr Shah would offer her a little sweetener. For the work she had done with Mrs Rego. And a little more, if she could persuade Masterji.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 317 3613

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 317 3613
When I came to Mumbai I had not even the shoes on my feet. I was a beggar like you. No, I don't wish hardship on you or your neighbours. But principles are principles. I gave you my word when I came to your Society that I would not extend the deadlin...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 320 3647

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 320 3647
To: the Residents of Vishram Society Tower A I, GAURAV MURTHY, SON OF Y. A. MURTHY, AM PUTTING THIS NOTICE UP TO SAY I HAVE NO FATHER. I am shamed by the actions of the present occupant of flat 3A,

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 322 3670

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 322 3670
Ajwani saw four young men in polyester shirts gaping at the foreigner. They had been chatting and cackling a moment ago, commenting on every passing car and young girl. Now they watched in silence. He understood.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 323 3682

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 323 3682
The Confidence Group is being mocked in public. If I were in your position...'Ajwani cracked his knuckles.'... I kept hoping something would have happened by now to Masterji. Not a thing. Even the phone calls have stopped. What is wrong with your boss...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 323 3682

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 323 3682
Ajwani did not. So Shanmugham, as the breeze blew in from the ocean, told the story of how Mr Shah came to Bombay on bare feet. Ajwani closed one eye and looked towards Malabar Hill. *So that's how men become rich. It's a good story. Have you paid at...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 324 3693
Before midnight on 3 October. Don't call me after this.'Ajwani cursed. Crushing the newspaper, he threw it at the tetrapods; the startled scavenger looked up.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 324 3693
11-alku

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 324 3693

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 324 3693
*We are proud you're not letting that builder push you around, sir. He must give you good money if he wants you to leave.' 'But I don't want the money, boys. 111 explain again. India is a republic. If a man wants to stay in his home, then it is his...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 325 3704

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 325 3704
paper. She turned to the article with the photograph of Vishram Society. OLD MAN IN TOWER SAYS NO TO BUILDER Masterji skimmed:... only one man, Yogesh Murthy, retired teacher at the nearby school, has resisted the generous offer of the reputable... 'it ...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 325 3704

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 325 3704
According to one of Mr Murth/s former students, who did not wish to be named, 'He had no patience and he was always ready to punish. We used to call him names behind his back. To say that we remember him fondly would be the biggest...'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 327 3727

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 327 3727
let him smell what we think of him, Mr Kothari. That's what we women decided."... Krishna...'It's Ramu's shit - that's all.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 327 3727

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 327 3727
Masterji talked to the

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 328 3739
Sanjiv Puri saw what was on Masterji's door; he understood. What have you done, Sangeeta?' He looked at his wife. What have you done to my name, to my reputation? You have betrayed your own son."Mr and Mrs Puri,'the Secretary whispered. 'Please....

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 328 3739
Masterji stopped scrubbing. If you shout, Sangeeta, you will wake Ramu. No one did this thing. Sometimes plaster falls from the ceiling, because it is an old building. I say the same thing has happened here. Now all of you go to sleep.' The

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 328 3739
The Secretary got down on his knees and offered to help with the scrubbing, but Masterji said: I'll do it.' He closed his eyes and remembered the light from behind the buildings at Crawford Market. Those labourers pulling carts under the JJ flyover...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 330 3761

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 330 3761
The response to the story about him - the one her boyfriend had written - had been fantastic!'Would Masterji consider a follow-up? Would he keep a blog? Not a blong, a blog.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 330 3761

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 330 3761
Another truck had stopped in front of Tower B; beds and tables had been brought down from the building and were being loaded on to it. The last residents were leaving. The remaining children of Tower B were playing cricket by the truck with the child...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 331 3773

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 331 3773

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 333 3796

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 333 3796

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 333 3796
This simple thing... will it hurt Masterji?"I don't know, Mrs Pinto, what the "simple thing" is any more than you do. It's Ajwani's idea. He has connections in the slums. They just want me to give him the duplicate key to

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 333 3796
Mrs Pinto sucked in the dark air of the stairwell. Will Mr Shah really not extend the deadline? The Secretary exhaled. 'Every time I hear a car or an autorickshaw, the tea spills from my teacup. It could be that Shanmugham fellow, coming to say. So...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 333 3796

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 333 3796

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 333 3796

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 334 3807
'My father was the greatest man I ever knew. If he had stayed in Africa, he would have become a millionaire. A prince. But the foreigners didn't want him to succeed. Isn't that always the story of

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 334 3807

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 334 3807
In the lowest drawer of his desk, the Secretary of Vishram Society keeps a box of the spare keys to all the units in the building. To be loaned to the rightful owner in case of emergency: no key to leave the box for more than twenty-four hours.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 336 3830

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 336 3830
look here, Ajwani, if you're getting anything extra for this from Shah - and I know you are -1 want half of it. I did all the work today.' Coming close to Ajwani's ear, he whispered: 1 want a large glass panel in my living room in Sewri. For a ful...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 337 3841
the Secretary knocked on the door.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 338 3852

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 338 3852
Wear it at night. Do you understand?* 'No.' Try. It is a simple thing, Mr Pinto.' She heaii mother flight of stairs, and then his voice saying: 'Double-lock your door tonight. Mrs Rego.' |

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 339 3864

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 339 3864
In the dark Kothari walked over the carpet in his living room. Holding his comb-over in place, he lowered himself on to the sofa. No one should point a finger at him. Ajwani had arranged for the 'simple thing'. Yet he wanted to scream for help, or ru...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 340 3875

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 340 3875
A little after two o'clock, the Pintos heard Masterji's door open again. It was like the way you hear someone making love in another home, their bed creaking and their sighing, and you're trying hard to shut it out of your ears. They wanted not to he...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 340 3875

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 340 3875
Then there was a muffled wrestling - and then there was the sound of swatting, as if someone was hitting at a rat running around the room. Then - piercing the night - not a human cry, but the howling of an animal.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 340 3875

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 340 3875
He had grabbed the blue Illustrated History of Science at once - had some secret part of him been waiting for this, rehearsing this moment? - and rushed out of his bedroom; before they had even seen him he had hit the first one on the head with the b...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 341 3887
just to survive, realizing they had been sent to bully and threaten not a helpless old man, as they had been told, but a live ogre. They ran into the compound and leapt over the gate.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 341 3887

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 341 3887
He let the water run into a pot; he turned on the gas, and brought water to a boil. He would pour it on their heads when they came back. On his knees, he examined the gas cylinder. Perhaps he could explode it in their faces?

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 341 3887
The vibrating green cushions and the green-painted walls of the carriage were luminous around them. 'Calm down, Masterji,' the radiant men in the white shirts said, Tor we are all with you.' He understood now that he had not struck the two boys down...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 342 3898

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 342 3898
thick and close; he felt hands come into his hand; and every murmur, every whisper, every jarring of the train said: You were never born and you will never die: you cannot hurt and cannot be hurt: you are invincible, immortal, indestructible.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 343 3909

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 343 3909
They had a spare key. Who gave them this spare key?* Mr Pinto turned and gestured to the table. 'Come have breakfast with us. It's the three-egg omelette. Your favourite. Nina - one more omelette, at once. Come, Masterji, sit at the table.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 343 3909
Did you know what was going to happen last night?* Masterji asked. 'Did the Secretary tell everyone to keep quiet when I screamed? That was something else I didn't think about until this morning. No one came to help me.' Mr Pinto gestured helplessly... kindle

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 343 3909
We wanted to save you, Masterji,' she said in her rasping voice. They told us if we kept quiet we would save you.' 'Shelley, shut up. Go back to the table. We didn't know anything, Masterji. We thank God that you are safe. Come

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 344 3921

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 344 3921

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 345 3932
He waited for half an hour. Then he got up and reached for the No-Argument book, still wrapped in a blue rubber band, lying on top of The Soul's Passageway after Death in the bookshelf. He undid the rubber band. He tore the pages out of the No-Argume...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 345 3932
command, came out of Tower B and flew back. And not just you. Pigeon, crow, hummingbird; spider, scorpion, silverfish, termite and red ant; bats, bees, stinging wasps, clouds of anopheles mosquitoes.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 345 3932

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 346 3944

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 346 3944
The broker slapped Dharmendar on the head. The simplest of jobs.'A second slap. 'All you had to do was scare an old man. A 61-year-old man.'Ajwani's forehead bulged and his scalp retracted. The tendons in his neck became taut. His spit came out in...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 346 3944
The broker scowled. 'And now you're playing cricket/'Forgive us, Unde,' Kumar said. We're no good for work like this.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 346 3944

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 346 3944
A plane with the red-and-white Air India colours rose into the sky. Below its roar, Ajwani cursed and spat into the grass. 'How many boys wait for a call like this? A chance to make some

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 348 3966
At three o'clock, when Mani came back to the inner room, he was still lying on the cot, looking at the ceiling. The way he dealt with those two useless boys, Mani. There's guts in a 61-year-old doing that. Even in an enemy I admire courage.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 348 3966

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 348 3966
Kothari's voice was relaxed. You have nothing to worry about. He hasn't gone to the police."He isn't going to file a complaint against us?"No.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 348 3966

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 348 3966
Decause,' the voice on the phone dropped to a whisper, 'he knows he's the guilty one. Not going to the police, what does it mean? Full confession. He accepts

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 349 3978

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 349 3978
'But this means...'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 354 4035

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 354 4035
Do you know everyone in Tower B got their final instalment last week? 'So quickly? 'Ahead of schedule, once again. Ritika phoned. This man, this Mr Shah - he does keep his word.'

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 355 4046

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 355 4046
He's not making a statement. He's mad.'The American winced.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 355 4046
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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 355 4046
Mrs Puri looked at Ramu. The boy was playing with Mrs Rego's children. 'No statement is happening here,' she whispered. 'Just madness.'

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Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 358 4080

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 358 4080

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 358 4080

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 359 4092
Tell him, everyone in Vakola knows that he is under so much mental stress. I am frightened to do anything in his place. Who knows what might happen to me in there?* 'Mental stress?*

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 359 4092
'Masterji: you are losing weight, your clothes are not clean, you

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 359 4092
What about those who smeared excrement on my door? What about those who are paying thugs to attack me? Those who call themselves my neighbours. If I am under stress, what are they under? 'Masterji, Masterji.'Trivedi turned again to the barber for

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 359 4092
I should have told my story better, Masterji thought, on his way back to Vishram Society. Ajwani and the others have convinced them I am losing my mind.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 395 4502
Hospital, says he had shown classic symptoms of mental deterioration. 'Paranoia, passive-aggressive developments, and even schizophrenia cannot be ruled out given the subjects behaviour in his final days,' he suggests.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 400 4559
The builder? Nagarkar knew that Shah was a smart man: too smart to become

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 404 4605
*Sir: in the matter of the murder at Vishram Society. I have been thinking about it for some time. It is not a suicide. In Vakola they say either Shah did it, or the neighbours did it. And you didn't do it, since I didn't do it. So the neighbours did...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 408 4650
Leave Mumbai with Rosie, find a city with clean air, have another son, a better one - you still have time, you still have... Shah took a deep breath and closed his eyes.... He saw the hawks again: circling with drawn claws, as they had been that sunlit...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 411 4685
Where is Mrs Puri these days, Ibrahim? Any idea?"Goregaon. Gokuldam. In that new tower there. Nice place, new woodwork. TheyVe hired a full-time nurse for the boy.' That's the future. Goregaon. So much empty space.' Kudwa shook his head. 'Betwee...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 415 4730
•Speech? Why does there always have to be a speech, Mrs Rego? We have to make a speech about Masterji. Do you think his son is going to remember him? We have to do it. In fact, you are going to start, Timothy.'The other boys gathered

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 416 4742
Doys: I would like to say hip-hip-hooray for Mr Ajwani - for his fine speech. Now I want everyone to clap for him. Will you clap, boys?"Hip-hip-hooray! Aj-waaa-ni!"Boys, I have a few more words for you.'Dont you always? - laughter. The semi-...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 416 4742
worth? We will always have the ocean and that is why we live in the true capital of this country. All we need are a few more good men like Masterji and this island, this Mumbai of ours, it will be paradise on earth.

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 416 4742
we need are a few more good men like Masterji and this island, this Mumbai of ours, it will be paradise on earth. As it used to be, when I was a girl in Bandra. When I see you boys sitting here before me, I know that there are future Masterjis among...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 416 4742
gentlemen of the cricket team, so as not to keep this speech going on any longer, let us all stand up, and put our hands together, and give a hip-hip-hooray in memory of our late Masterji, whom we promise to remember and honour."Hip-hip-hooray!' th...

Aravind Adiga: Last man in tower, 419 4776
and with each root-tip that had beaten the barbed wire the old banyan said: Nothing can stop a living thing that wants to be free.

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17 Anton Giulio Barrili:
Galatea. Kindle Edition.


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5001 Rinaldo a Filippo.
13002 Sequitur Lamentatio….
23003 All'Acqua Ascosa.
36004 Poscritto…. rimasto a casa.
47005 All'altra bellissima ottava.
68006 In alto, e in basso.
89007 Rinaldo a Filippo.
99008 VIII. Si torna al memoriale.
111009 Il castello dei burattini.
127010 Pelle di Spagna.
154011 Marlborough s'en va-t en guerre…
175012 Violino di spalla.
305013 XVII. A tu per tu.
320014 XVIII. Teste rotte.
346015 Cavalier bagnato.
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01 Rinaldo a Filippo.

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02 Sequitur Lamentatio….

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03 All'Acqua Ascosa.

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04 Poscritto…. rimasto a casa.

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05 All'altra bellissima ottava.

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06 In alto, e in basso.

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07 Rinaldo a Filippo.

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08 VIII. Si torna al memoriale.

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09 Il castello dei burattini.

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10 Pelle di Spagna.

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11 Marlborough s'en va-t en guerre…

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12 Violino di spalla.

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18 M Asensi:
Terra Ferma


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214pages

M Asensi: Terra Ferma, 3 30
CAPITOL I Martin, el meu germa petit, va morir lluitant amb coratge contra els pirates anglesos que, després de canonejar la n...

M Asensi: Terra Ferma, 7 117
I llavors, mentre estava endormiscada en un deis lleugers ensopiments nocturns plens de malsons, la taula va xocar suau...

M Asensi: Terra Ferma, 15 260
pulcrament amb la daga (haig d'explicar que cuidava les armes amb el zel d'una filia d'espaser, ja que en depenia la meva exi...

M Asensi: Terra Ferma, 17 286
acabar posant-me dreta i caminant amb agilitat malgrat el fred. Dues circumstancies van afavorir el que va passar després. E...

M Asensi: Terra Ferma, 17 289
moure la pica en Taire, tocant el eos d'algunes ratapinyades. Aixó va motivar una desbandada general en forma de mante...

M Asensi: Terra Ferma, 19 325
al cim de la muntanya. Si bé la distancia tampoc no era petita, semblava mes probable que els haguessin baixat amb c... de casa, guardada amb pany i forrellat, per tal de salvaguardar la meva honra i que el futur marit no tingues res a objectar, no

M Asensi: Terra Ferma, 20 334
ratapinyades.

M Asensi: Terra Ferma, 28 480
meva galera durant l'atac pirata. La cara del capita s'havia anat enfosquint mentre jo enraonava. Quan vaig callar, la seva cara ...

M Asensi: Terra Ferma, 44 771
CAPÍTOL II Impulsáis pels forts vents alisis, l'endema vam atracar a Trinitat. Al port, el senyor Esteban va saludar els comercian...

M Asensi: Terra Ferma, 61 1085
-Estebanico! -va cridar, girant-se cap al pare, que ja no podia mes i es doblegava per la cintura, rient a llagrima viva. En ve...

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baiards,

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CAPÍTOL III Per ma fe que per afrontar els temps que van venir després el pare va haver d'esmergar tota la seva fermesa i...

M Asensi: Terra Ferma, 108 1925
badocs van somriure maliciosament, sense apartar els ulls de la taula. Rodrigo va ag...

M Asensi: Terra Ferma, 113 2007
i tot!:and everything!

M Asensi: Terra Ferma, 130 2317
CAPÍTOL IV Vam posar el rumb cap a Cartagena i, com era habitual els darrers temps, quan les tasques del vaixell ho p...

M Asensi: Terra Ferma, 145 2591
Jerónimo de Moncada,

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L’esclavitud es transmet per línia materna.

M Asensi: Terra Ferma, 152 2718
Marta per anar a buscar el tabac de la nova collita. El cas és que, a partir de

M Asensi: Terra Ferma, 164 2927
despenjar del coll el tub dels documents i l’hi vaig allargar. Em penso que

M Asensi: Terra Ferma, 176 3147
Vam arribar a la nau i tots els qui estavem en condicions de treballar ens vam submergir en les tasques del vaixell. No ...

M Asensi: Terra Ferma, 215 3840
del comerg amb les índies. Gaudia de potestat en els ámbits jurídic, financer i mercantil. [38] Fill de negre i india, o vic...

19 Balzac Honoré de:
Peau de chagrin


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255pages

Balzac Honoré de: Peau de chagrin, 10 151
Mauvais temps pour se noyer, lui dit en riant une vieille femme vêtue de haillons. Est-elle sale et froide, la Seine ! Il

Balzac Honoré de: Peau de chagrin, 11 177
Nous prierons Dieu pour la conservation de vos jours, lui dirent les deux mendiants. En

Balzac Honoré de: Peau de chagrin, 18 281
comme la rumeur de Paris arrive sur les tours de Notre-Dame. En

Balzac Honoré de: Peau de chagrin, 23 368
Une barbe grise et taillée en pointe cachait le menton de cet être bizarre, et lui donnait l'apparence de ces têtes judaïques qui servent de types aux artistes quand ils veulent représenter Moïse. Les

Balzac Honoré de: Peau de chagrin, 27 434
Sans vous forcer à m'implorer, sans vous faire rougir, et sans vous donner un centime de France, un parat du Levant, un tarain de Sicile, un heller d'Allemagne, un copec de Russie, un farthing d'Ecosse, une seule des sesterces ou des oboles de l'anci...

Balzac Honoré de: Peau de chagrin, 27 439
lampe pour en diriger la lumière sur le mur qui faisait face au portrait, et regardez cette PEAU DE CHAGRIN, ajouta-t-il. Le

Balzac Honoré de: Peau de chagrin, 27 441
morceau de chagrin accroché sur le mur, et dont la dimension n'excédait pas celle d'une peau de renard; mais,

Balzac Honoré de: Peau de chagrin, 28 464
Et, se retournant avec vivacité vers les tables chargées de curiosités, ses yeux parurent y chercher quelque chose. - Que voulez-vous ? demanda le vieillard. - Un instrument pour trancher le chagrin, afin de voir si les lettres y sont empreint...

Balzac Honoré de: Peau de chagrin, 29 482
Ah ! vous lisez couramment le sanscrit, dit le vieillard. Peut-être avez-vous voyagé en Perse ou dans le Bengale ? - Non, monsieur, répondit le jeune homme en tâtant avec curiosité cette Peau symbolique, assez semblable à une feuille de métal par...

Balzac Honoré de: Peau de chagrin, 36 596
que onze cents millions neuf centimes à un roi qui disait moi au lieu de dire nous. En un

20 Kate Harper:
How to make Ebook cover


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1001 INTRODUCTION
70pages

01 INTRODUCTION

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If you decide later that you dont like your cover, you can always change it. All you need to do is simply upload a new book cover to the store. Some

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