The Silken East v
make merry over it if the notion was presented to her mind ; the Chetti rolls his obese person beside the straight-stepping soldier fresh from England ; the Italian organ-man collects his coppers with humility, a white man in decay ; a gentleman going out to dinner drives
rapidly through the crowd, his dress-front flashing against the dark.
But the life is not all out of doors, and as the night grows it becomes concentrated within. Here is the new Burmese theatre, which is taking the place of the open-air entertainments of half a dozen years ago. A celebrated company is performing, and the most popular