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TilE ~]~rJ7~[4f~ OF SLIM.
as if they bad a knot tied in them, and some have
no tails at all.
Miserable yellow dogs of the pariah race may
be counted by thousands. They are a great an-
noyaiice to missionaries when they go into the
country distributing books from house to house.
WTe have had seven or eight rush out at us from
one house, and it was only by the greatest watch-
fulness on our part and that of our servants that
they could be kept from pouncing 111)011 US. It
really requires a brave heart to venture aBH)ng
them on such occasions.
When out iii the country in our boats we have
seen scores of monkeys with their young leaping
from branch to branch on the trees or playing
their antics oii the bank, and thousands of bats,
that prey upon the fruit-gardens by night, and