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whole of that day's proceedings started up, and exclaimed,
" Good Heavens ! can it be possible I have kept you so long in suspense ? I do believe the foot is that of a soldier I amputated some years ago, since which time it was kept in the Museum of Anatomy; but being anxious to clear the space it occupied for more important subjects to lecture upon, I ordered my servant, about four months ago, to bury the bottle and its contents in some out-of-the- way place. But we shall soon see I am deter- mined to clear up this mysterious affair. Opus," cried he to one of the attendants, " go and order my servant to come here immediately."
On the boy's appearance, the doctor said :
" Kasem, do you know that foot V
" No, Tuan, I do not."
" You saltan, don't you know the foot I told you to bury with the bottle 1"
" Ya, Tuan, I do."