THE THUGS IN INDIA.
widely in the astonishment which this information caused. When the eyes had resumed their former appearance, he resumed :
"The discovery of the existence of this organization was made bv accident, or rather through the guilty conscience of a member of it.
" One day, in the year 1829, a native came to Colonel Sleeman, an officer of the English Government, and confessed that he was the leader of a ganA of Thugs in the neighborhood, and showed where many of the
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THUGS AWAITING TRIAL AT ALLAHABAD.