You will kindly specify which portion of my daughter it is necessary to inspect. I will then issue her with my instructions to place the required segment against that hole which you see there. And so, in this fashion the thing may be achieved.
''But what, in any event, does the lady complain of?'-my grandfather, despairingly. To which Mr Ghani, his eyes rising upwards in their sockets, his smile twisting into a grimace of grief, replied: 'The poor child! She has a terrible, a too dreadful stomachache.
''In that case,' Doctor Aziz said with some restraint, 'will she show me her stomach, please.
S. Rushdie. Midnights Children