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By Sam Brier

How you can construct conversations and the way to learn and write the inventive Lao script, with Lao fundamentals as your advisor. during this creation, ômore with much lessö rather works. each one web page deals a delicately measured variety of phrases, words and buildings. in just ninety six pages you are going to achieve a superior grounding in Lao.

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Indb 25 9/13/10 7:44 AM 26 Chapter 1 naked. When the weather turned cold, we wore old worn-out sheepskin deels5 but barely had boots. Sometimes we wore yellow felt over the sheepskin deels so they wouldn’t catch fire. People in our country were accustomed to economizing on eating meat so they ate meat the first month in winter until the middle of the last month of spring. , milk products]. In the winter and spring seasons, the children ate the shank, tongue, throats, and chins of the lambs and goats, which made the best food.

Then I was given clear instructions on how to prepare this very quickly by boiling the water and immediately getting the mixed meat and salt ready. I put all of this together, 1. A pile of stones and other objects; they play an important role in shamanism. 2. A tool of torture used by the Manchus. indb 41 9/13/10 7:44 AM 42 Chapter 4 added salt, and then dished it out it into bowls. I didn’t do too good a job with this meal. Sometimes I was scolded and admonished if the flavor was poor and the food wasn’t too good.

She didn’t just humiliate and shout at me, but treated the young women, the shepherds, and the horse and camel herders in the same way and ceaselessly nagged all of us. ” In the warm summer, it was difficult to herd “the teacher’s” sheep in the stony desert pastures of the steppe because many of the flocks went to distant areas, and I had to run after them, barefoot, while at the same time trying to please the Princess. Running barefoot long distances over the black earth at first cracked the bottom of my feet and made them sore, but in due course they became hardened and tough.

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