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Yesterday a headman came to the Kachcheri and reported that a hole had
suddenly appeared in a field about 5 miles from ... It is like a big pond with the
water about a foot from the top, there is a curious heaving in the water, every five
or ten ...
There was a well-known water hole about \\ miles through the jungle on the left of
the road, and he told me that it was in a terrible state as there were bodies of
dead buffaloes in and around it. It was the dry season and there would be no
At length, the bull put his trunk towards the water, but he did not drink — it was
too foul to drink; he stood still for a moment, flapping his ears, and then, raising
his trunk and trumpeting, he turned away from the water hole and lumbered off.
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