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FROM EDINBURGH TO INDIA AND BURMAH
big black lacquer bowls in their arms against their waists,
looking humbly down, and a stall holder placed large
handfuls of the rice she was cooking into a bowl. Then
the close-cropped bare-headed lad came to the fifty
foot dug-out canoe beside us, but the food there was only
being cooked so he moved on without a word.
Half an hour's gharry to the pagoda, an hour there
sketching and trying to remember things, and half an
hour's rattle back in the dark, wound up my day's study.
The Mandalay gharry, a " dog kennel on wheels," is a
frightfully ramshackle thing; doesn't the very name
suggest a rickety, rattling sort of a machine i They are
of hard wood, loosely built, with wooden seats, iron tyres,
loose wooden blinds, and springs of iron--I doubt if there
are any i and it is hauled by a tiny Burmese pony, licked
by a native of India.
., ; 25th.-A faint mist lifting off the shore. The sun is
hardly risen, but already the bullock carts with heavy