FROM TONKIN TO INDIA
hereabouts; only three days before, they had paid a visit to Tdki and carried off a resident as a slave.
From (r|kiyve rejoined the caravan near a hamlet whence the inhabitants issued with lances and seized our mules by the bridle, but it was only with kindly intent. Farther on we came across an ill-looking company in a wood armed with bows and arrows. Our tent that night was pitched under a large walnut-tree
Torrent Bed near Teki.
in which were stuck small white flags, a religious custom common in Thibet. Hard by was the village of Toti, which the Loutses had raided only the day before, capturing two men and a horse.
a Eagle Beak a announced to us that the inhabitants of this Toti were He-Lissous, and consequently his kinsfolk. We thought this circumstance would procure us a dance in the evening, but found instead that they were far from being waell dis-