SHADOWS OF THE DEAD

by Louis Becke. It is bad to speak of the ghosts of the dead when their shadows may be near.. "It is bad to speak of the ghosts of the dead when their shadows may be near," said Tulpé, the professed Christian, but pure, unsophisticated heathen at heart; "no one but a fool--or a careless white man such as thee, Tenisoni--would do that."   Denison laughed, but Kusis, the stalwart husband of black-browed Tulpé, looked at him with grave reproval, and said in English, as he struck his paddle into the water--   "Tulpé speak true, Mr. Denison. Continue reading