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I've come across the following expression:

Europe is a sleepy place. And such of our men as do not manage to emigrate to the Tropics are tired and sleepy along with it.

(I, Robot, Isaac Asimov)

I have never encountered this before and am having trouble parsing it. It seems like an archaic form meaning more or less "those among our men who do not manage [...]".

Is there more to it?

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You interpretation is correct, and it means what you think it means.

However, you can rephrase it in a way that keeps the wording identical except for only changing two words:

suchthose
aswho.

Europe is a sleepy place. And those of our men who do not manage to emigrate to the Tropics are tired and sleepy along with it.

  • Thanks, this confirms what I thought! – F.X. Mar 11 at 7:29

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