“Excellent! first rate!” exclaimed the Bonze. And at the conclusion

“Excellent! first rate!” exclaimed the Bonze. And at the conclusion of these words, the two men parted, each going his own way, and no trace was again seen of them. “These two men,” Shih-yin then pondered within his heart, “must have had many experiences, and I ought really to have made more inquiries of them;[…]