not come charging up against your tent and putting his gentle foot down on some tender part of your body.
Our Servants become noisy.
Servants are a most garrulous lot, especially the old ones. They would sit up around the fire, after their masters had retired, and suck and gurgle away at their hubble-bubbles, and talk and talk between whiles, till some irate sahib, who could stand it no longer, would shout and swear at them ; and then, with a pious exclamation regarding the irritability of the sahib, they would roll themselves in their blankets and tumble off to sleep.
ADVANCE GUARD HALTED TO LET REST OF COLUMN CLOSE-UP BEFORE ENTERING VILLAGE.
The Dhoolie~bearer begins to eough.
When these, at last, became silent, the dhoolie-bearers would begin wheezing and^ ^^^^^ ^^ ^eat anyone at this. They ^e^^
A HALT : KING'S ROYAL RIFLES AND FRIENDLIES.A HALT : KING'S ROYAL RIFLES AND FRIENDLIES.