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A MAHOMEDAN STRONGHOLD.
the most primitive manner*4aand the numerous watch-towers, show that this must have been the site of many a bloody scene. With Tali and Teng-yueh, it was one of the most important Mahomedan strongholds, but the walls and means of defence proved to me of what poor quality the Imperialist army must have been composed to be kept in check so many years before towns like these by a mere handful of Mussulmans.
Their engines were principally gingalls, flints, bows, spears, tridents and such-like arms, although the Chinese official accounts tell tales of heavy artillery.
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