io The Image of War ; or, Service on the Chin Hills.
frightful to hear," as Truthful James would have remarked. Then crawling out into the cold, dark, shivery night, the irate ones would have to re-erect their fallen tents as best they might. For, as usually happens, to lay your hands on your match-box when you wanted it, would be about ^^^g^jH^. the last thing to occur ; and, when you did find it, to ^i^^^HH^ strike a light in a gale of wind would be ^^g/ft^i^kz
possible ; and to find your ser- _ _____________
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wished much to give him a rude awakening for his carelessness in not securing your tent firmly. If you attempted to go in search of him you would either upset someone's tent or shelter, or fall over the khud yourself, which would be far worse ; and you cannot shout lest you rouse and alarm the whole
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camp ; and so, fumbling of spirit, you at last abode, into which
in the dark and with much vexation succeed in re-erecting your you once again crawl and turn into vour blankets ; or,
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perchance, if your patience and temper are not up to the strain, you drag your blankets out of your tent and lie on your tent, vowing vengeance on your scoundrelly boy!
GURKHA COOLIES BUILDING SHELTERS.
We dilate on the Weather.
During the months of November, December, and January the cold is intense on these hills, the temperature falling below freezing-point at night. The waterDuring the months of November, December, and January the cold is intense on these hills, the temperature falling below freezing-point at night. The water