S. Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington,
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wanting in courtesy. This was mainly due to our having Mr. Hong-beng-kaw as companion, and the tin-chai, who could converse with them, no doubt treated them in Cantonese with suitable hauteur.
Ordinary travellers meet, from all accounts, with far other treatment, being delayed, treated with the greatest rudeness, and of course a squeezed a whenever occasion offers.
SLIP IN HILL, NEAR NAN-NING.SLIP IN HILL, NEAR NAN-NING.