to deathaProclaiming her doomaAwaiting executiona
The last scene of allaThe decapitationaGiven to the vultures ........ a 107
Northward ho !aBangkok from the river by nightaA gigantic Buddha figureaPaknam Poaa Poling a up streamaBan Put PisaiaHow to find a governoraA dead chief awaiting cremationaDiving for shellsaA curious charmaSwampedaMy boat carried away by the floodaPraying for a safe journeya Deserters and desertersaThe view from the riveraArrival at Kampheng PetaDining with the governoraSham champagneaAn eclipse of the moonaA great ruined templea Nature versus Art . . . . . . . .115
At RahengaThe principal town of Northern SiainaGambling in the streetsaA remarkable cavernaAn important military stationaConvicts at work aThe timber tradeaForest-fires aThe trade of RahengaA railway projectaA railway from Bangkok to RahengaIts prospectsaThe labour questiona.
John Chinaman as a navvyaDining with the governora Notes on Siamese coins ....... 130
Leaving RahengaElephant-ridingaThe centre of the elephant-supplyaA solitudeaMuang Tunn, on the borders of Laoa Effects of the droughtaChristmas DayaArrival at Lakon aA difficulty in finding quartersaAn obstructive Phyaa Taking the law in my own handsaAn unintentional trespass aQuartered in the law courtsaA visit from a princeaa Fond of foreignersaaReturning the callaaFive oaclock teaa in LaoaNative silversmithsa workaLacquered ware . . 143
Phyas and ChowsaPosition of Lao princesaThe government of the Lao StatesaTaxationaOfficial usurersaLao officials aMode of salutationaSlaves and slave-debtorsaCurious coinsaI am kept prisoneraSentenced to pay a fineaMaking the best of itaScene from the court of justiceaFlogging a thiefaA curious clockaA Buddhaas foot-printaThe royal temple at LakonaCars of meritaThe legend of the Rachasee aA sacred libraryaPrecincts of the temple. . . .155
A professor of tattooingaHow the Laosians decorate their fleshaA painful operationaThe patterns and the instruments and coloursaDescription of tattoo-marksaMineral deposits near LakonaAbundance of elephantsaNative cartsaA dogcart drawn by menaDinner with the RadjaputaAt last I seeA professor of tattooinga How the Laosians decorate their flesha A painful operationa The patterns and the instruments and coloursa Description of tattoo-marksa Mineral deposits near Lakona Abundance of elephantsa Native cartsa A dogcart drawn by mena Dinner with the Radjaputa At last I see