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    coming in peace

    Are these sentences correct when a Caucasian is talking to an Asian farmer?
    Meaning: I don't want to take away your rice or cattle.

    I'm a long nose coming in peace.
    I'm a long nose who comes in peace.
    I'm a long nose and come with peaceful intentions.

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    Re: coming in peace

    Sentences 2 and 3 are possible in the context of fiction set in the eighteenth or nineteenth century. You have to read extensively to master the voice of a particular era. Getting that voice right is probably beyond the scope of this forum.
    I am not a teacher.

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