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our limit on account of [[underline]] frail primitive bridge, which could not stand our car.  Graves and graves [[\underline]] everywhere.  Some [[?plocier]] small mounds of sand.  Others elaborate in sand and mortor and the general shape of the horseshoe shaped wall, terraced sometimes:  [[underline]] Primitive [[\underline]] wooden [[underline]] ploughs.  Water buffalo everywhere.  Stupid looking animal. [[\underline]] Entered in a [[underline]] village flanked by four square flat towers with slits for rifles or bows.  Houses brick and thatched or rile-roofs. [[\underline]]  Men and women, and particularly children [[underline]] very dirty, [[\underline]] and [[underline]] many flies [[\underline]] on their dirty faces.  Same small, narrow crooked streets full of stenches.  [[underline]] Won the [[\underline]] good will by [[underline]] buying each child [[\underline]] of the village a piece of [[underline]] sugar cane. [[\underline]]  At first all
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surly and wondering.  Same [[underline]] neglected Joss temples [[\underline]] with birds, animals and figures, well sculptured on brick facade.  Incongruous good piece of work in this drab, colorless, dirty and neglected structure.  Same bronze or gilded idols, turned black from smoke of ever added [[underline]] smoking Joss sticks.  Children afraid [[\underline]] of Kodak then a little "[[?Cumshaw"]] (commission for tip) took away their hesitations.  [[underline]] Squalor [[\underline]] reminds me [[underline]] that of Egypt [[\underline]] except that instead of mud-houses, there are [[underline]] black gray square brick. [[\underline]] I [[underline]] heard [[\underline]] a [[underline]] drum [[\underline]] and a [[underline]] falsetto [[\underline]] small [[underline]] clarinet [[\underline]] and between the fields [[underline]] moved a winding file of barefooted coolies and an peaked bamboo [[\underline]]
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