Hirkarrah, pull the bearer's ears: Let him remember not to do so again.
Sir, you are governor, you can do what you please.
Bearer, I have forgiven you to-day's fault; if ever you do so again, that hour I will discharge you.
According to your orders, Sir. Your slave will not be guilty of such a fault again.
Khansaman, the butter is very bad to-day.
Sir, then I suppose the fellow of a cow-keeper may have given stale butter.
That is it truly; the cow-keeper has begun to play the knave. Discharge him, and bring another.
Very well, Sir. To-morrow a new cow-keeper shall be brought.
The baker gives excellent bread; give him two rupees reward.
Baker, do you come to-morrow morning; then you will get your monthly account paid, and a reward of two rupees.
Link-boy, bring water to wash my hands.
Tell the cook to get the dinner ready early to-day.
Sir there is nothing to prevent dinner being early ready to-day.
Bearer, clean the chairs and tables.
Put candles all over the house.
Two candles upon the table.