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15. Wild Man of God

During his stay in London in connection with the second Round Table Conference in 1931 Lady Astor invited Gandhiji to a luncheon party given by her. As he sat in shawl and loin cloth at her table, Lady Astor, always vivacious, characterized her distinguished guest as a "wild man of God".

The reference amused him to laughter and he retorted, "And you are a wild woman of God!"