61 The Image of War ; or, Service on the Chin Hills.
was shot dead. Poor old Chin ! He wasn't a bad savage at heart, and we were all sorry to hear of his untimely end.
his mouth open.
ing of a village one not like the noise seemed half inclined one told him that, if wide open and stuck ears, he would suffer upon the old man mouth as wide as it to everyone's amuse-in that attitude till
The Chin mho kept
During the shell-friendly old Chief did made by the guns and to run away. Some-he kept his mouth his fingers into his no injury. Where-promptly opened his would go, and much ment sat patiently the firing ceased !
learning the chin language.
floua vue fed.
Our feeding arrange-in all the columns, big mess, while were several Both meth-edA equal-thou gh more fun the small Each mess by a num-when dinner would hear such up, No. 1, for dinner!" or " Pull yourselves
ments were not the same In some we had one in others there small ones, ods work-ly well, we got out of
the houses we live in at a chin post.
messes, was known ber. Thus, was ready, you shouts as : a " Roll or " Hurry up, No. 2 ! " together, No. 3 !messes, was known ber. Thus, was ready, you shouts as : a " Roll or " Hurry up, No. 2 ! " together, No. 3 !