He believed that Kali, Goddess of Death would be angry with him if he tried to cheat her. Nothing would have persuaded him to allow his own family to be inoculated. (p. 58)
The villagers were well-bred and very proud of their high caste. Ida was a stranger. Because she was a stranger, they considered her "unclean", and they certainly weren't going to accept medicines from unclean hands. (p. 63)
Her original hospital had spread. Students had graduated and gone to every part of India, taking with them the knowledge and love she had taught. And now, every day brought in new stories, new miracles, new discoveries, new cures. (Scott p. 87)