FIlE ( }RI )ER ( )l']' I-I E YE! ~l U\V l~Ol'l'
fixed upon the ground but the Siamese monk who obeys
this rule must be diligently sought for in out of the way
corners. The faii is generally carried by a boy attendant,
who holds it so as to screen the priest's head from the
PRIESt' ANt) A'FTENI)ANT.
sun, while his eyes roam at will, seeking for novelty and
All those who wear the yellow robe are not men. Many
children can daily be seen with shaven heads and eyebrows,
dressed in the priestly garments. These are novices or
nanes," not fully ordained monks. They are not admitted