鈥淗ey, amigo,鈥?Bob called, fishing two cans of mango juice out of his shoulder bag and shakingthem over his head. 鈥淭hought you could use a drink.鈥? 鈥楾he rushing torrent bears along 鈥楧o not connect Batala with any idea of self-sacrifice. I am astonished to find myself in such a beautiful home. It is more suited for an Earl and Countess than for two lowly Missionaries; and yet our rent is only a little more than 锟?0 a year! Certainly, we have had to make that very necessary article, a fireplace, and to build servants鈥?huts; but the house is grand! It seems unnatural to be the lady of it. 您查看的页面找不到了!-理想生活上天猫 The Pardoning, the Animating Part. G. Had very nice talk with him. Prodigal Son. From John iii. New. H.鈥檚 nice wife. Seemed almost Christian. Ditto. 鈥業 am engaged in a matrimonial affair. B., Mera Bhatija鈥檚 Christian servant, having just been rejected by one woman, solicits, through my Ayah, my good offices to find him a wife. He bears a first-rate character, and would make an excellent husband, but he has the single disadvantage of having only one leg. I know that Mera Bhatija wishes B. to have a nice wife; so鈥攁fter consultation with one who knows the Orphanage maidens well, and has an excellent judgment,鈥擨 have fixed on a jolly, good-tempered girl, ... able to cook and scrub, and have written a note to the Lady Superintendent, requesting her permission for B. to pay court to C. C. is to be told of the lameness, etc., and then if she too be willing, B. will be allowed to have an interview with her. This interview decides the affair. Both parties have a negative voice; both must be pleased; and if so鈥攖he banns are published! This is the compromise between European and Oriental ways of arranging marriages. I think that Mera Bhatija takes a lively interest in the matter; and if the marriage comes off, we should both like to have the wedding at Batala. The people here ought to have the opportunity of seeing a Christian wedding.鈥? 鈥楢ug. 9.鈥擨 feel as if I did not care to write much save on one theme. The enclosed letters, which you will read, will give you particulars of the sad, sad event, which must have shocked you much.... How little I dreamed, when I saw the two driven off in the dak-gari, while the moonlight fell on the picturesque scene, that one, and that the stronger one, ... would never return to Batala again! But the dear Lord knew that she was ready. He does not call His children to mount up as on eagles鈥?wings till the wings are fledged.