THE SILVER HILL.
A BURMESE DRAMA.
The King of Pinzala.
Prince Thoodanoo, his son, heir to the throne.
Doomarajah, King of the Silver Hill in Fairy-land.
Mozalinda, a hunter.
Pamouk, a hermit.
Moka, a soothsayer.
Ministers of State, Officers, a Beloo,* Guards, Attendants, and c., and c.
Princess Dwaymenau, daughter of King Doomarajah. Six Princesses, her sisters.
Mala, chief of the Ladies of the Palace of Pinzala. Maningya, wife of Mozalinda.
Virgin Attendants, and c.
SCENE I.aA Hall in the Palace of Pinzala.
The King surrounded by his Ministers of State. In a recess the Prince sleeping on a couch of gold ; Attendants watching over his slumbers.
My faithful Ministers, who constant pay To me your cheerful homage, as the stars Rejoicing circle round the glorious moon Enthroned in splendour on Eugandia's mount ;
* An ogre, who possesses certain superhuman powers and whose favourite food is human flesh.* An ogre, who possesses certain superhuman powers and whose favourite food is human flesh.