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the Cliff. — The Home of the edible-nest-building Swallow.
- The Birds’-Nest Trade. — The Nests composed of Ge-
Return to Parlis.- Datoo Mahomet Alee's sanguinary Threat.
- Jadee has, we find, sent an abusive Message. - Jadee
reproved. — Jadee's feelings are hurt.
- Character of my
Native Crew. – A Page about Native Prejudices. One of
the Malays mutinous. Cure for Native Prejudices. -
Malayan Jungle-Scenery by Daylight. - Black Monkeys.-
A Monkey Parody upon Human Life. English Seamen
and the Monkeys. — Scarcity of Fresh Water. — The Village
of Tamelan. — A Malay Chieftainess. — Watering. - Snakes
disagreeably numerous. Stories of large Snakes - 123
Jadee declines to clean the Copper. - A Malay Prejudice.-
A Malay Mutiny. — The lost Sheep return. The Dif-
ficulty surmounted. Malayan mechanical Skill. An
Impromptu Dock. — An Accident, and quick Repairs. —
Launch, and resume Station. Loss of my Canoe. A
Sampan constructed. — The Malayan Axe or Adze. - In-
genious mode of applying native Materials in Construction of
Return to Quedah. -Native Defences.—The “Teda bagoose.”
Scaring an Ally. – Difficulties which accounted for the
Delay of the Siamese.--Inchi Laa acknowledges the Effects
of our Blockade. - Severity towards the Malays. – A Prahu
full of Fugitives captured. — Intelligence suddenly gained
of Siamese Army. – Deserters. — The Malay Forces out-
manæuvred. Serious Losses of the Malays. — Inchi Laa.-
Shameful Atrocities of the Malays. Exchange of Cour-
tesies. — Permission given for the Women to escape. — Pre-
parations for Flight
The Lull before the Storm. - The Exodus. A Scene of
Confusion and Distress. - The Malay Chieftain's Wife. —
Baju-Mira. — The Convoy. — An extraordinary Appeal. -
Midwifery simplified. - A Night-Scene. - A Midshipman's
Emotions. A Malayan Houri. — Resign my Charge and
return. — An Attempt to enslave the Fugitives · 165
Malay Slave Trade fostered by the Dutch. — Brutal System
pursued by the Portuguese. Slavery doubtless founded by
the Mahometans.-Retribution has overtaken the Portuguese.
— An enlightened Policy most likely to eradicate Slavery
and Piracy. Close Blockade. The Call of the Siamese
Sentries. The Call of the Malay Sentries. — Deaths from
Want of Water. — Kling Cruelty. – The Trial and Verdict,
and Punishment. Siamese Tortures. Novel Mode of
impaling a Rebel. - Extraordinary Palm-spears. - Remarks
The Massacre of the Prisoners in Quedah Fort. — The alarmed
Barber. — Inchi Laa repudiates the Act. — The Vultures'
Feast. Captain Warren visits the Siamese Camp. — The
Siamese Army. – Renewed Vigour in the Operations. –
The Capture of the Battery. — The Flight of the Harem.
Fugitives no longer able to escape by Sea. — Narrow Escape
of my Crew.-Inchi Laa surrenders. — Struck by a Whirl-
wind.-The last Broadside. — The Chiefs escape. — Quedah
The Siamese in Possession of the Fort. — Description of the
Fort. — A Siamese Military Swell. - The Divan. – A
Naval Ambassador. - The Ambassador demands Beef.
Curiosity of the Siamese Officials. — The Appearance of the
Soldiery. — Mobility of the Siamese Troops. — Arms and
Equipments. - The Buffalo of Malayia. —Mr. Airey, Master
of the “ Hyacinth.” — Siamese Ingratitude not singular. -
We proceed to Parlis
Return to Parlis. — A Case of Cholera-morbus. An Irish
Cure for Cholera. — Pat Conroy's Opinion of the Chinese. —
Tamelan. Parlis. — The Flight from Tamelan. The
Legacy of Queen Devi. — The Departure. — The Heart of
a Cocoa-nut Tree. Proceed to shoot a Buffalo. - Discover
- The Shot and the Chase. · Obtain plenty of
Jamboo frightened by a River Spirit. — The Aborigines of
Malayia. — Malayan Superstitions.— An “Untoo,” or Spirit,
seen. — My Credulity taxed. — The Spirits of the Jungle.-
On Superstitions in general. — The Charms of Superstition.
- Musquitoes and Sand-flies. - The Village on Fire. —
Flaming Cocoa-nut Trees. — Intentional Destruction.
Traces of Man rapidly obliterated in the East
A Crew of wretched Fugitives. Orang-laut," or Sea
Gipsies. - Low Civilisation of the “Orang-laut." - Total
Absence of all Religious Feeling. – Their Mode of Living
The personal Appearance of Orang.laut. — Dearth of
fresh Water. – Ordered to procure Water up the River. -
Parlis and Pirate Fleet. — Interview with Haggi Loūng. -
Permission granted to procure Water.—Tom West's Address
to the Malays. — Paddle up the River. — Tropical Malayan
Scenery.--Pass Kangah. — Obtain Fresh Water - Page 253
The Ladies of Kangah bathing. — Halt to lunch at Kangah.
- Kangah, its Situation. — Mode of constructing Malay
Houses. The Mosque. — The Bazaar and its Occupants.
Arrival of armed Men. - Return to the Boat. - Praise-
worthy Fidelity of the Malays. - Malay Independence of
Character. The Pleasures of Memory. – A Malay Family
Scene. — Return to Parlis. — Pulo Quetam. — Trade during
Social Evenings. — Quaintness of English Seamen. — The
Adventures of Lucas. — Runs away to Liverpool. — Enters
on board of an African Trader. — The Voyage to the Bights.
- Fever. - Deaths. — Difficulty in leaving Port. — A new
Captain joins. — Voyage Home. — Sufferings from want of
Water. - Disorderly Scenes. — A Fight. – Villanous Be-
verage. - - A Man flogged to Death.
- A horrid post-
mortem Examination.-- Temporary Relief.-Recklessness.-
Sufferings. — A second Case of Murder. — Lucas a Sailor,
Jadee offers the Loan of a Love Letter. — A Midshipman's
Scruples. The Emerald” ordered to Pouchou.- Enter
the River during the Night. — Jadee's Suggestions for ward-
ing off Musquitoes. — Jadee foresees Trouble.— A nautical
Superstition of the olden Day. — The Flight. — The Sampan
repulsed. The Chase. A Prahu captured. — Proceed to
Tangong Gaboose.—Starving piratical Fugitives.-A Threat
of Cannibalism. — The Horrors of Asiatic Warfare. — Jam-
boo's View of the Malays' Position. -- Reflections - Page 304
A Surprise. — The Stratagem. — Escape of Mahomet Alee.
Jadee indignant. — Disappointment and Consolation. — We
report the Escape. — Raising of the Blockade. The
neglected Warning. — The Gig chases the Canoe. — The
“Laddas." A Malayan Night-Scene. Dream-Land.
Return to Things earthly.—Unsuccessful Search for Prahus.
· The Sea-breeze. — The Race. — Short Rations. Eat
Birds'-nests. A long and distressing Pull. Zeal and
cheerful Conduct of the Crew.- Reflections
A tropical Shower.— Early Breakfast. — The Malay piratical
Soirée. — Jadee upbraids them for being surprised. - Pre-
paring for Action. – Demeanour of English and Malay Sea-
men.– Malay Charm for shooting straight. — My Coxswain ;
his Piety. — Burning, sinking, and destroying. - The Rene-
gade turns Traitor.
The large Reptiles of Langkawi. -
The Tale of the Oular-besar, or Great Snake. — The Snake
choked by a Holy Man. - A remarkable Fossil. - A Pirate's
Hiding-place.- Lovely Scenery. - The Anger of the Skies.
Struck by Lightning. Close of Operations against
Quedah. — Conclusion