A BURMESE LONELINESS.
As a rule there are several versions to each of these Burmese legends, and you oan take your choice. With reference to the loss of the buffaloas upper front teeth, it is also said that formerly the horse had horns but no upper teeth. Having invited the buffalo to come and bathe with him, he put off his horns. The buffalo put off his teeth ; and so they went down into the water together. But the horse, who has an evil mind, came to the bank, seized the buffaloas teeth, and made off with them, leaving his own horns and lower teeth behind for the buffalo. Seeing this, the poor buffalo cried :a Ngar Ha! Ngar Ha! which means a My property ! My property ! \ That; has been his cry ever since ; and from this incident enmity arose between the horse and the buffalo, which you may have observed upon being shied with into a ditch. However, at the time, the horse, unable to contain his amusement, laughed :a
Hee Hee Hee.Hee Hee Hee.