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Denny had a walking stick we can t break him of walking with it a book to read in case he got tired of being a discoverer, a butterfly net and a box with a cork in it, a tennis ball, if we happened to want to play rounders in the pauses of exploring, two towels and an umbrella in the event of camping or if the river got big enough to bathe in or to be fallen into. Alice had a comforter for Noel in case we got late, a pair of scissors and needle and cotton, two whole candles in case of caves. And she had thoughtfully brought the tablecloth off the small table in the dining room, so that we could make all the things up into one bundle and take it in turns to carry it. Oswald had fastened his master mind entirely on grub. Nor had the others neglected this. All the stores for the expedition were put down on the tablecloth and the corners tied up. Then it was more than even Oswald s muscley arms could.d addressed him as Sahib Dinshaw, the title being equivalent to Lord, or Master, applied by the natives to their employers, and to the English generally. All of them gazed at him with intense interest, not unmingled with admiration. The hero of the occasion spoke English as fluently as his father. How old are you, Sahib Dinshaw asked Mrs. Belgrave, who was strongly tempted to kiss the little fellow Protective paint mask (disposable or replacement type) but she was afraid it would not face cooling mask uv protection be in order, and she refrained. I am ten years old, madam, replied Dinshaw, with the sweetest of smiles. And you have been married this evening, sahib continued the lady. I should not ask him any questions in that direction, interposed Sir Modava, afraid she would meddle with an interdicted subject and the young gentleman s father seemed to have a similar fear, for he gently led him away. He was introduced to the members of the Big Four, who could hardly keep their faces at the proper length after hearing what passed between the youthful sahib and Mrs. Belgrave, at the idea of a ten year old bridegroom. Is it possible that this little fellow is married, Sir Modava Protective paint mask (disposable or replacement type) exclaimed the principal lady from Von Blonk Park. There can be no doubt of it, replied the Hindu gentleman. But it is hardly in the same sense that marriage takes place in England and America. The bride will be received into this Parsee family, and the groom will remain here but everything in the domestic circle will continue very nearly as it was before, and husband and wife will pursue their studies. It looks very strange to us, added the lady. It is the custom of the country. The British government does not interfere unnecessarily with matters interwoven into the religion and habits of the people, though it has greatly modified the manners of the natives, and abolished some barbarous customs. The suttee, as the English called the Sanscrit word sati meaning a virtuous wife, was a Hindu institution which required that a faithful wife should burn herself on the funeral pyre with the body of her deceased husband or if he died at a distance from his home, that she should sacrifice herself on one of her own. How horrible I have read of it, but hardly believed it, added the lady and others who were listening expressed the same feeling. It was a custom in India before the time of Christ. Some of your American Indians bury the weapons of the dead chief, food, and other articles with him, as has been the custom of other nations, in the belief that they will need these provisions in the happy hunting ground. The Hindus b.
now whether she was his long lost grandmother that he had known in India or not, though we thought she seemed youngish for the part. We found out afterwards whether she was or not, but that comes in another part. His manner was not the one that makes you go on asking questions. The Canterbury Pilgriming did not exactly make us good, but then, as Dora said, we had not done anything wrong that day. So we were twenty four hours to the good. Note A. Afterwards we went and saw real Canterbury. It is very large. A disagreeable man showed us round the cathedral, and jawed all the time quite loud as if it wasn t a church. I remember one thing he said. It was this This is the Dean s Chapel it was the Lady Chapel in the wicked days when people used to worship the Virgin Mary. And H. O. Protective paint mask (disposable or replacement type) said, I suppose they worship the Dean now Some strange people who were there laughed out loud. I think this is worse in church than not taking your cap off when you come in, as H. O. forgot to do, because the cathedral was so big he didn t think it was a church. Note B. See Note C. Note C. See Note D. Note D. See Note E. Note E. See Note A. This ends the Canterbury Pilgrims. CHAPTER 13. THE DRAGON S TEETH OR, ARMY SEED Albert s uncle was out on his bicycle as usual. After the day when we became Canterbury Pilgrims and were brought home in the dog cart with red wheels by the lady he told us was his long lost grandmother he had known years ago in India, he spent not nearly so much of his time in writing, and he used to shave every morning instead of only when requisite, as in earlier days. And he was always going out on his bicycle in his new Norfolk suit. We are not so unobserving as grown up people make out. We knew well enough he was looking for the long lost. And we jolly well wished he might find her. Oswald, always full of sympathy with misfortune, however undeserved, had himself tried several times to find the lady. So had the others. But all this is what they call a digression it has nothing to do with the dragon s teeth I am now narrating. It began with the pig dying it was the one we had for the circus, but it having behaved so badly that day had nothing to do with its illness and death, though the girls said they felt remorse, and perhaps if we hadn t made it run so that day it might have been spared to us. But Oswald cannot pretend that people were right just because they happen to be dead, and as long as that pig was alive we all knew well enough that it was it that made us run and not us it. The pig was buried in t.ed, and with a languishing expression on her dusky face, she made a variety of gestures, posturing frequently as she continued to turn. When this one seemed to have exhausted her material, another advanced to the front, and proceeded to exhibit her variety of gestures and postures, which were but slightly different from those of the first one, though she went through the movements of a snake charmer. In like manner all the performers went through their several parts, imitating various musicians on different native instruments. Two of them went through a very lively performance, leaping and whirling very rapidly. The exhibition concluded with a round dance, which was thought to be very pretty, perhaps because it was exceedingly lively. Mrs. Belgrave and Mrs. Blossom had never been to a theatre in their lives, never saw a ballet, and were not capable of appreciating the posturing, though custom protective face mask in ct the animated dance pleased them. The Nautch girls retired, and Protective paint mask (disposable or replacement type) the Nautch, as such an occasion is called, was ended. 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The charmers then produced a couple of instruments which Sir Modava called lutes, looking more like a dried up summer crookneck squash, with a mouthpiece, and a tube with keys below the bulb. Adjusting it to their lips, they began to play and the music was not bad, and it appeared to be capable of charming the cobras, for they raised their heads out of the baskets. The melody produced a strange effect upon the reptiles, for they began to wriggle and twist as they uncoiled themselves. They hissed and do medical face masks work outspread their hoods, and instead of being charmed by the music, it seemed as tho.e tourists may find hotel accommodations, though they are hardly hotels. They are provided by the government, and are to be found in all Protective paint mask (disposable or replacement type) the travelled regions of India. They are sometimes free for the rooms, but the guest pays at a very low rate for his food. We are coming now to Ahmedabad, which is in Gujrat, or Goozerat, for you take your choice in regard to many of these Indian names and this city is its chief town, and the second in the province of Bombay. It was formerly one of the largest and most magnificent cities of the East, as the ruins still indicate. It contains several elegant mosques, but the town has not more than a face masks protective face masks seventh part of its former population of nine hundred thousand, said Sir Modava, as he opened a travelling bag, and took from it a large bundle Protective paint mask (disposable or replacement type) of photographs. Oodeypore is the capital of a Rajputana state and its palace is said to be the largest and most magnificent in India, though the town has a population of less than forty thousand. The maharajah entertained the Prince of Wales in it when he made his progress through the country. It is built in the mountains, and it would be a troublesome journey for us to reach it. transparent graphic medical face mask The next city of any importance to which we shall come is Jeypore, and we shall dine there. When the train stopped for water a lunch was sent to the compartments, to which all the passengers now retired for the rest of the day. At Jeypore dinner was served, good enough, though not elaborate. At the table Sir Modava passed around some photographs of the place, including the palace of the Maharajah, the Golden Kiosk, and the temples of the valley of Ambir. It was impossible to visit all the wonderful structures on the road without spending at least a year in the country and a dozen volumes would hardly contain the description of them. The palace at Jeypore is half a mile long, and contains one seventh of the area of the town. Though the railroad passed within fifty miles of Delhi, the train sped on its way to the north all night and nearly the whole of the next day, arriving at Lahore at five in the afternoon. No towns of any considerable importance were passed during this long stretch of 540 miles. Though Lord Tremlyn and Sir Modava, with their friends, were Protective paint mask (disposable or replacement type) invited to the residence of the lieutenant governor, the party went to the Victoria Hotel, for the viscount thought it would be an imposition to quarter them on the chief authority, being eighteen in number. We are now in the Punjab, the north western corner of India, said the Hindu gentleman, when th.
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The commander appeared to be so much disturbed, that the young officer did not venture to say anything for the next half hour, though he continued to walk at his side. At the end of this time the commander descended to his cabin, inviting Scott to go with him. On the great table was spread out the large chart of the Indian Ocean. From Aden to Bombay he had drawn a red line, indicating the course, east by north a quarter north, which was the course on which the steamer was sailing. Have you the blue book that comes with this chart, Captain Ringgold asked Scott, rather timidly, as though he had something on his mind which he did not care to present too abruptly for the commander was about the biggest man on earth to him. This chart is an old one, as you may see by the looks of it and the courses marked on it from the Cape of Good Hope, replied the captain, looking at the young officer, to fathom his meaning. 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