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Chiroti (Chirote) ~ Indian sweets recipes for Diwali
The Black Death Plague Doctor: A plague doctor was a special medical physician who saw those who had the Bubonic Plague. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, some doctors wore a beak-like mask which was filled with aromatic items. The masks were designed to protect them from putrid air, which (according to the miasmatic theory of disease) was seen as the cause of infection.
She stood. “You probably think I’ve enjoyed this. Or at least that I’ve got some primitive satisfaction from it. Well, I haven’t. For me this entire conversation has been extremely distasteful.”
"Then why have it?"
"Because there are occasions when none of the choices are good. You simply have to calculate which is the least bad."
—David Leavitt, The Two Hotel Francforts, pg 140