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Shans at home. With two chapters on Shan history and literature (1910) (14577616728)

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Shans at home. With two chapters on Shan history and literature (1910) (14577616728)

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Title: Shans at home. With two chapters on Shan history and literature
Year: 1910 (1910s)
Authors: Milne, Leslie, Mrs., 1860-1952 Cochrane, Wilbur Willis
Subjects: Shan (Asian people)
Publisher: London : John Murray
Contributing Library: University of British Columbia Library
Digitizing Sponsor: University of British Columbia Library

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BOYS MAKING SAND PAGODAS.
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A MONK FOLLOWED BY SCHOOLBOYS. )6) I MONASTIC HOSPITALITY 57 gained some merit by trying to make holy things.Sometimes they carry sand and stones from the streamand build a larger pagoda, two or three feet high : manyhands pile it up, and pat it into shape, and they crownit with sweet jessamine, ornamenting it with goldand silver paper pennons, which flutter in the breeze. In the early mornings Shan boys go from themonastery, through the village, to collect food for themonks. In country districts so much food is givenby the people that the monks generally remain in themonastery, and boys alone do the food-collecting.^They carry large baskets, slung from a pole; twoboys carry one basket. Begging-bowls are not oftenseen, as they are much too small for the very liberalsupply of food. There is always a greater quantity ofrice, vegetables, and fruit than can be consumed bythe monks and boys, so no traveller or visitor leavesthe monastery empty-handed. I knew a Mohammedanpoliceman who, losi

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