The Image of War ; or, Service on the Chin Hills.
so difficult, that the guns and all animals had to be left behind at the base, and
only the troops made the ex-climbing occasions rible ; of-a case of on by lids," as gant ex-goes. One back the Dawn in the Klung-try wrill never be those who had to about the worse
the great southern beni) of the " boinu " (chieftain's bride) round the 14 boipa " mountain (the chieftain).
with coolies pedition.The on such was ter-ten it was " holding your eye-a " '-"M. the ele-pression razor-ridge on Mountain Klung coun-forgotten by climb it. It is bit of mountain-
path in the whole of the Chin Hills, and that is saying a good deal. On each side of this steep craggy ridge is a precipice of 3,000 or 4,000 feet, to look down which made one feel quite dizzy. The Chins call this
break- _ neck spot, " The place where the
dog fell down." It is the sort of place Rider Haggard might have conceived,
our first view of the boinu river below shurkwa village.
B||y and up which some of his jf/i
bloodthirsty heroes might 1 have had to climb in search of hidden treasure or on some other bold adventure.
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