Get the bed ready.
Let the bearer only fan.
I am now going to lie down.
The curtains are torn.
Give the Sirkar orders to get another set to-morrow.
As you command, Sir. Go, lie down.
Khansaman, I cannot understand any thing of this country language. What is to be done?
True, Sir. How should you know the language of the country without reading?
How shall I read? Who will teach me?
Sir, you must keep a good Moonshi.
Where shall I get a Moonshi?
Sir, you may get a Moonshi here. If you give orders, I can get a fit person.
Very well, bring a man of learning for my Moonshi. You will bring a man who knows two or three languages.
Sir, as you order. I will bring a proper Moonshi.
THE GENTLEMAN AND THE MOONSHI.
The Moonshi being come, and having introduced himself into the gentleman's presence by a present, the gentleman asked him—
Who are you, and what is this rupee for?