The Dog Snores.
One officer had a huge dog, which shared his tent with him. At night loud sounds, like strong, healthy human snoring, always proceeded from that tent ; but the occupant always would have it that it was the dog that made the noise. But " we had our doubts," as the Chin Chiefs remarked, when we told them that we had come into their country solely for their own good.
A noeturnal JVIule gives trouble.
Sometimes a mule loose from his tethering come strolling around, knocking up against our tents, or, perhaps, upsetting a few, and causing great excitement among our canine friends. And till that rampaging beast was captured and tethered again there was no peace
for us ; for you
knew when he
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infernal dogs of your friends. Sometimes they fought and barked at night, as is their wont, and caused general irritation, "
for anvone to rush after them with
sticks. We could only throw boots or other handv missiles at them, but
they kept well out of reach as a rule.
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