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   Chapter 79 March 6th

Two Years in the French West Indies By Lafcadio Hearn Characters: 418

Updated: 2017-12-06 00:02


This morning Manm-Robert brings me something queer,-something hard tied up in a tiny piece of black cloth, with a string attached to hang it round my neck. I must wear it, she says,

-"?a ?a ye, Manm-Robert?

"

-"Pou empêché ou pouend laverette," she answers. It to keep me from catching the verette!... And what is inside it?

-"Toua graines ma?s, épi dicamfre." (Three grains of corn, with a bit of camphor!)...

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