S. Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington,
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At dinner the escort, muleteers and coolies, gather round a huge bucket of rice, and gorge themselves with this and vegetablesato an accompaniment of noises in eating which will not bear description, beyond the hint that it strongly reminded one of the sounds which issued from pigs round a trough of their food. Their manner of eating is very disgustingaand to see vermicelli, or some of their many floating rice-compounds, devoured by a Chinaman, is one of the least pleasant sights which one can witness.
hei pai women. poula man.
(kai-hua district, yunnan).(kai-hua district, yunnan).