Presbyterian board of publication,
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I~LI]! INII [~tO'~.
minates O~ as resting-i )laces hw travelers. It i~
to the Siaine~e what the inn is to the American
or English nian, and is often useful to our mis-
sionaries in their tours UJ)out the country. r10
build a is considered a meritorious act by the
B 11(1 (11 iists.
You l)~1SS tile sala and enter an area, generally
consisting of several acies of ground, laid out
with trees and ornamental shrubbery. I lere are
shady walks, always haid aiid siiiooth, soinetinies
paved with marble ; fruit- and flower-gardens
not seldom artihejal grottoes ; P ~ with fish
and playing Ibmitains ; and iniiiiature moun-
tanis. There is also one large tree, clafliled to
be a shoot of the veritable tree under which
Shakyainuiii sat whieii lie attained to Buddha-
shi i1)-th1(~ Sacle(l B4Xlhi i tree.
You may rema ik,'' says II )r. Eitel, " that the
BANVANr ( u(1ua).