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Old 04-22-2016, 05:09 PM
Rosella Rosella is offline
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I think if Mrs Long thought the man was African she would have said 'black man', whether that meant a person from Africa or from India. I believe she meant a person who was not pale, who had a rather swarthy or olive complexion but was of European descent. She may have just had a passing impression of someone foreign ie Jewish, it just isn't spelled out.
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