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PART IV - THE EAST
CHAPTER VII - ADRIFT IN INDIA

large lumps, for chewing. Modern boxes are usually. weakly ornate. The older work is often beautiful. Bidar, a forgotten city in the Deccan, has produced beautiful pan-boxes of a lead alloy inlaid with silver. I went there, hoping to see one being made, but the industry had been ` revived,' and all hands were consequently at work upon a metal portrait of the Prince of Wales.
The Indian hostess, though almost invisible, is not entirely so, and no one who has once seen her preparing a Pan will speak of' chewing filthy betel nut 'again. It is a gracious and exquisite performance-not even the much advertised tea-making of the Far East can be daintier. Her first labour is to find a perfect leaf. One after another she rejects, fantastically disdainful, and seeking that which grew not upon any earthly stem. Pursing up her lips, she takes the best available, trims it with a pair of scissors, lays it upon the palm of her hand, which it more than covers, and seems to think, ' This is a disgraceful leaf, a humiliating leaf ; can I possibly proceed ? ' Pulling herself together, she seizes a little quill or spoon, and plunges it into the compartment of the pan-box that contains the liquid lime. The areca-which she has already shredded with jewelled clippers-comes next, then the cardomum seeds, and what else she thinks seemly. As she proceeds, her movements grow quicker and her spirits improve, she forgets her disappointment and becomes all anticipation, she is every inch a hostess, and doing up the difficult fastening like lightning, she bends forward and presents the gift. Little gestures, and a little gift. To think of the Mystery of the East in connection with Pan is to falsify the whole proceeding. The East is mysterious enough, mysterious to boring point. But now and then a tiny fact detaches itself from the Everlasting All, and our common humanity is remembered.
Such is the main outline of a neglected subject: Other aspects exist. There is Comic Pan, which contains sait. It is given to buffoons. Oh, how they splutter, sometimes being positively sick ! Not even a pun is such fun. And, to end all, there is Tragic Pan, which contains ground glass, and is given to enemies.

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