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GILBERT LITTLE STARK 203
four of us started out for a daya s spree, a Yale
We took sedan-chairs, which are the most comfortable conveyance we have yet met with, and bobbed merrily across the Bridge of a Thousand Ages to the mainland. It might be better called the Bridge of a Thousand One-horse Merchants, for the narrow bridge is jammed with peddlers of all descriptions, squatted behind their piles of old junk.
You see the type of womana s headdress and mana s hat-line approaches what we expect to find in Indo and Cochin China. The features of both sexes are more refined and intelligent than in the North, and the men are lithe and small-boned, with dainty hands and feet; in fact, many of them are effeminate in appearance, though not so in character. The Chinese women are some of them very good-looking indeed.
a 07, Yale a 84, and Yale a 85!