From VS Naipaul, “A House for Mr Biswas”

Govind and Mr Biswas had not spoken since their fight. By carrying Mr Biswas in his arms Govind had put himself on the side of authority; he had assumed authority’s power to rescue and assist when there was need, authority’s impersonal power to forgive.

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