A Little Princess
skeleton body wrapped in furs. He was carried up the steps, and the head of the Large
Family went with him, looking very anxious. Shortly afterward a doctor's carriage
arrived, and the doctor went in--plainly to take care of him.
"There is such a yellow gentleman next door, Sara," Lottie whispered at the French class
afterward. "Do you think he is a Chinee? The geography says the Chinee men are
"No, he is not Chinese," Sara whispered back; "he is very ill. Go on with your exercise,
Lottie. `Non, monsieur. Je n'ai pas le canif de mon oncle.'"
That was the beginning of the story of the Indian gentleman.