AND COCHIN CHINA.
The demeanour of Suri-wung-kosa during this visit, was not peculiarly prepossessing. His manner was cold, without being well-bred or dignified. To the inferior persons who accompanied him, lie was coarse and familiar. These individuals consisted chiefly of Christians and Mahomedans, whose situation was not very enviable; for the first, consisting of the Portuguese interpreters, and even the Intendant of the port, waited upon us at table as footmen, and the last were compelled to feign to relish his Excellencya s bad jokes respecting their prejudice against pork and wine, which he pressed them to partake of.
White Monkey in the Elephant stables.