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Situations of the colonized

Since the colonized is presumed a thief, he must in fact be guarded against (being suspect by definition why should he not be guilty?). Some laundry was stolen (a frequent incident in these sunny lands, where the laundry dries in the open air and mocks those who are naked), and who but the first colo­ nized seen in that vicinity can be guilty ? Since it may be he, they go to his home and take him to the police station.