FROM TONKIN TO INDIA
profess the religion of France at the portals of Thibet. Yet, adespite the obstacles they encounter, their incessant anxieties, and the persecution of which they are the object, the Fathers, posted like sentinels along the line of the Mekong, await, with
A Tsekou Christian.
unwearying patience, constancy, and alertness, the day when they shall be admitted into Thibet to carry the banner of Christian religion forward to victory. We could not repress our admiration while they spoke of Thibet as of a promised land with an