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UP AMONG THE PANDIES:

OR,

A Year’s Serbice in India.

BY

LIEUT. VIVIAN DERING MAJENDIE,

ROYAL ARTILLERY.

LONDON:
ROUTLEDGE, WARNE, AND ROUTLEDGE,

FARRINGDON STREET.
NEW YORK : 56, WALKER STREET.

1859.
[The Author reserves the right of Translation.]

HARVARD COLLEGE
MAY 29 1920

LIBRARY
I H. Hail dind

LONDON:

SAVILL AND EDWARDS, PRINTERS, CHANDOS STREET,

COVENT GARDEN.

PREFACE.

The greater part of the following narrative of my personal adventures in India was penned during my sojourn in that country, and the occupation served to pass away very pleasantly some weary hours in camp, when other amusements were impracticable, or unattainable.

When scorching in my tent before Lucknow, and in Oude-in solitary dâk bungalows ; while travelling along the Grand Trunk Road-amid the romantic scenery of the Himalayas-or, in my little cabin on board ship, when rolling homewards across the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, these pages have been my companions. only do for my reader what they have done for me, and shorten a long hour or two which might otherwise hang heavy on his hauds; or if they should serve to recal to such of my comrades as may take the trouble to read them some of the scenes mentioned herein, the fatigues or the

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