London : New York:
G. Routledge and Sons Ltd. ; E.P. Dutton and Co,
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(With apologies to the Indian Surveys.)
DINED at our hostlerie; in every direction vistas of
u"ifonns, ladies' dresses, maharajahs, rajahs, turbans, and
jewels, the marble pillars and the arches of blue night
Over the bay for background.
Then we got away in a bustle of hundreds of other
carriages and Rharries, all bound for Government House.
We started a little late; you may have observed that
with ladies you are apt to be late for social functions,
but rarely miss a train! H. and I drove ahead with
Soothing cigars, and the ladies came close behind.
On our left wefpassed the R.H. Artillery Camp, rows