61 The Image of War ; or, Service on the Chin Hills.
this ordeal. The embracing is embarrassing, especially if the gentleman who so demonstrative is a bit high, as they invariably are ! When you visit a Chin
house, the old ladies too, but not the young ones unfortunately, stroke you to show their admiration for the white men.
Their funny names. Their gunpouuder, bullets, and guns.
Some of these Chiefs had very funny-sounding
names. The reader would call them indecent, if they g
were written down here. ^
They were all excellent 1
shots. A Chin never I
failed to bring down a I mythun at the first shot, I while our men took many shots, and even then the animal sometimes escaped. All these Chins are armed with old Tower flint-locks. They make their own gunpowder. We
LONGLER CHINS (KLUNG-KLUNG.)
A YAHOW HOUSE.A YAHOW HOUSE.