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The Philippine Islands.
lot. Those that have been educated, however, have proved apt convertsaonly too apt say the priests and the Spaniardsato the ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ conclusions of Science
and of modern research.
The native is rarely humorous, and seldom witty. He is not easily
/moved to anger, and when angry does not often show it. When he does, like the Malay of Java, he is prone to
structive energy, slays all in his path. This
ever, but is a contingency that may occur
If a native has been unjustly punished, he will never forget it, and will treasure the memory of his wrong until a good opportunity for revenge presents itself.
Like all courageous people, he despises | cowardice and pusillanimity. He has, therefore, but little
a high-born filipina : upper garment of costly pina. - r . . ' ,
regard tor the meek
and humble Chinaman, who will pocket an insult rather thanand humble Chinaman, who will pocket an insult rather than