152 hound to he true in his words, particularly with the functionaries of government. Let him con- stantly practise shooting with arrows and guns, and exercise the soldiers in arms; but not be passion- ately devoted to hunting, although he may some- times indulge in it for the training of troops, and the recreation of the mind,, which is indispensable in this world of dependencies. He is never permitted to take corn from the class of the Rayas, with the intention to hoard it up for selling it at a high price. Let him attend to the beating of the kettle-drum at the rising of that luminary which bestows light upon the world; and at midnight, which is properly the beginning of sunrise, and during the progress of the great majestic light from station to station, let him order small and great guns to be fired, so that all all men be called up to offer thanks to God. Somebody ought to be placed at the gate of the court, for bringing all petitions before the high pre- sence of the King. If there be no Kutwdl,l he ought, observing well the parts and rules of it, to apply himself to the performance of this office, and not on account of considering it rustic (low) business, say to himself: 4< How can I do the business of a Kiil- " wal?" but from piety acknowledging the great- ness of God, he ought to submit to this charge. 1 Police officer or inspector.