+ Over the Paung-Laung Hills
the air, and in a flash Leviathan swung round came thundering down the narrow track. My pony turned and fled before him. For a mile or more this pursuit continued, the elephant shrieking with fear, his driver clutching at the iron goad he had succeeded in inserting into his skull, and calling anathemas upon every relative of the great beast he could name. At last the pace slackened, and the whole breathless party of us came to a stand. The elephant, not
yet reassured, ____
twitched all over raftman at may-wine
with fear, distracted
between the fiend upon his back and the fiend he had not dared to face.
I called upon the driver for an explanation.
" Sir," he replied, " the accursed beastamay his mother be dishonoured and his sister put to shamea the accursed beast took fright at a wasp."
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