When a modest youth, fresh from the simplicity Af home, in his rle of globe-trotter and king of jhe elephants achieves the dignity in the East of being addressed as " Tuan " (Master), he; feels'almost uncomfortably swollen with pride as he sees all the paraphernalia and retinue with whichaat first with decided reluctanceahe finds he must be provided.
Tuan, you must have some more boxes, small ones that the coolies can carry easily/' says Aris to-day.
w "Tuan, two pots aren't enough," pleads hollookkee, to-morrow.
And my caravan grew more and more magnificent, although I would myself rather have wandered alone, a simple knapsack on my back, through the .^a^ese forests. As in the brilliance of my torch-ught procession; I came along like a Rajah, with two and Aee e*ePhants in front, and my two body-servants tV v ^ a dozen coolies after me, I often used to "This is something like a Sunday afternoon tot7 walkaAnly more so ! " However much I tried keep within limits, perhaps owing to a foolish se^te dislike of anything approaching luxury, it eiaom took less than four or five coolies to manage rs? four coolies ox an elephant, a small boat
^ a buffalo cart.
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