The men were like bloodhounds tearing frantically at the leash. 鈥楥. M. T. smiles, says, 鈥淪alaam,鈥?and informs her who seems the chief woman that she is happy to see her. A bed or perhaps an arm-chair is politely put for C. M. T. to sit down on.... C. M. T. begins by showing off a clockwork figure that can walk. Women and children look on with curiosity and pleasure. Says C. M. T., 鈥淭he doll is cleverer than the idols; it can walk.鈥?The house being Muhammadan, the observation is approved of; and C. M. T. amuses the good folk by a few lively remarks as to the doll being weak or tired, etc. Mr. Kenyon took a five-dollar bill from his pocket, and passed it over to our hero. How? The above must have been written before her visit to Murree, already mentioned. By the middle of October she was on the point of again starting for Batala; and she wrote cheerily beforehand, on the 15th:鈥? 五月天开心激情网 What makes you say that? Left you鈥攁ltogether? exclaimed Disney, with the tone of a man who could scarcely believe in his own sense of hearing, so astounding was the statement that met his ears. "Tabitha, my mother's faithful old servant, who was like my own flesh and blood! What in God's name made her leave you? Did you quarrel with her?" 鈥楴ever was better. Her appetite鈥檚 combsar, but her manner鈥檚 quite degagy, and her temper debonnair.鈥? First came the surpliced Clergy; then the bier, which was covered with a white chaddah; while many beautiful white Crosses and wreaths sent by friends were laid upon it. Some of the older schoolboys carried the bier, taking turns. Next came the ladies and other Missionaries; also the general congregation, and the rest of the boys. Crowds of leading Batala men were present. A letter from Miss Wauton, written at the time, describes the scene graphically:鈥? There is plenty of time, said Lostwithiel, "between now and the twenty-second of December鈥攏early three weeks. Time for you and your sister to get new frocks from London or Paris, Miss Crowther. You mean having new frocks, I suppose?"