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Chap. XIX.] A SOLDIER OF FORTUNE.
* The finest building in Tali is, undoubtedly, the magnificent palace reared by Yang-yu-ko, the late Generalissimo of Western Yunnan. His reputation is not enviable, for he seems to have succeeded in securing not only immense wealth but the hatred of the people. He has been described by Mr. Baber as a mixture of
muleteer and son, at tali.
Blue-Beard and Barabbas. The fine structure was erected entirely by corve labour; the wretched peasantry, coolies, and artificers receiving merely sufficient to keep body and soul together.
We heard many stories, from different sources, of the high-handed conduct of this soldier of fortune. HisWe heard many stories, from different sources, of the high-handed conduct of this soldier of fortune. His