page 111 of 334 of The Mottled Lizard

“Since routine is simply a means of controlling time, Europeans are better at it, and therefore accomplish more in a day, a month, or a year. They pay in monotony. Africans control time less efficiently, but enjoy it more: they pay in stagnation.”

“My cook was a cannibal, and I’m never quite sure whether I’ve converted him, or he’s converted me; we have some rather odd meals.”

And poor Tilly from the 1st book.