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The Lo-lo method of carrying water on their back, in utensils strapped to their shoulders, is worth noticing. Like the other aboriginal people we have encountered, they cultivate opium but do not smoke it.
To our exceeding disappointment our limited time
did not permit us to visit the real Lo-lo in his mountain fastnesses. Confirmatory evidence of the existence of books and writing amongst them was gained at Chii-tung in corroboration of what we had heard, more than once, from native sources, and in direct contradiction to all that the mandarins, whom we questioned, had told
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