So I sit at my ease, as befits a mahout,--not a mere hunter,--a mahout, I say, and a man who gets a pension at the end of his service.
The Government may pay for elephants, but they belong to us mahouts.
All the elephants in the lines jumped up as if they had been shot, and their grunts at last waked the sleeping mahouts, and they came out and drove in the picket pegs with big mallets, and tightened this rope and knotted that till all was quiet.
He was the absolute property of his mahout, which would never have been the case under native rule; for Moti Guj was a creature to be desired by kings, and his name, being translated, meant the Pearl Elephant.
Call up your beast," said the planter; and Deesa shouted in the mysterious elephant language that some mahouts believe came from China at the birth of the world, when elephants and not men were masters.
He described the balls at Government House, and the manner in which they kept themselves cool in the hot weather, with punkahs, tatties, and other contrivances; and he was very witty regarding the number of Scotchmen whom Lord Minto, the Governor-General, patronised; and then he described a tiger-hunt; and the manner in which the mahout
of his elephant had been pulled off his seat by one of the infuriated animals.
They were of different sizes, and some had their mahouts
or palanquins on their backs.
In the Wilayat of Mahout
, 4511 male and female voters began casting their votes to select their representatives in the Majlis A'Shura membership.
Ships leave Shannah port in Mahout
province to Masirah Island to transport citizens, visitors, vehicles and goods on a daily basis.
Christoforou explained that a mahout
is an elephant keeper and often a family tradition in countries such as Bangladesh, where the pair are from.
James Gibson is to succeed Didier Mahout
who has been made head of Central Europe based in Budapest, after eight years in Sydney.
Buraimi, Muscat, Fahud, Qarn Alam, Yaaloni, Thumrait, Marmul, Ibri, Adam, Haima, Mahout
, Sunaynah, Ras Hadd, Duqm Airport, Bidiya, Muqshin, Shalim and Al Mazyunh will experience reduced visibility, the meteorological department has said in its latest advisory.