The whole cargo of provisions and furs was carried in bundles or packs of ninety-five pounds each by means of pack-straps, called "tump-lines," arranged so that the middle or broad part of the strap rested against the forehead; the ends securing the load, which rested upon the shoulders. Each voyageur had one, two or three of these packs, which they had carried over the nine-mile portage at a slow trot, with the knees much bent, stopping for a few moments every half-hour for "a pipe," as the rest was called, until at last the landing-place was reached. In all our Songs, its Attributes rehearse, 鈥淏ecause, my dear father,鈥?said Ernest still laughing, 鈥渕y aunt left it to him in trust for me, not in trust either for you or for my Uncle John 鈥?and it has accumulated till it is now over L70,000. But tell me how is my mother?鈥? ???When its fair Leaves are shed. Howe'er, I wish thy Praises may, 综合在线 日韩欧美 中文字幕,天天噜啦一最新天,90后性交网 鈥淕wendoline?鈥? 鈥淎nd are you still as fond of music as ever, Mr. Pontifex?鈥?said Miss Skinner to Ernest during the course of lunch. 鈥榃e are longing for our letters, but I do not think we shall get them till Tuesday. Dearest Mother tries not to think more of India than she can help, and has, I am glad to say, given up reading the papers, so we only give her the good part of the news verbally. I could not endure to be kept in the dark myself. I go every day to fetch the papers. I half live on them, and would far rather go without a meal than not see them.... We heard from poor dear Mrs. Thornhill to-day. She hopes that Henry and his wife are in Lucknow. Such a hope is not worth much, one would think.鈥?