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"Yet as late as the eighties Kathiawar was a happy hun- ting ground for wild adven- turous spirits, and a paradise for young officials. The last of the great outlaws were still atlarge ; romance, the lingering spirit of Rajput chivalry brooded over the land. Waste and desolate plains, ranges of stony hills, jungles, dotted everywhere with oases of rich cultivation, and innumerable forts, durbars, palaces; the Kathiawar of those days was full of gla- mour and charm, and threw lts own spell over all those who came within ita lnfluence-"
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