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"It is the foolishness of the white man," snapped Zilla.
"Then let old Ebbits teach the white man wisdom," I said softly.
"Now listen, O White Man, and I will tell you of a great foolishness.
She took the two rose-trees with her, and they stood before her window, and every year bore the most beautiful roses, white and red.
Yet as he best may, the White Man has set down the substance of the story of Zweete in the spirit in which Zweete told it.
"My father," he said to the White Man, "this is my word.
"What do you seek of Zweete, my white father?" asked the old man in a thin voice.
White Fang came in until he touched Grey Beaver's knee, so curious was he, and already forgetful that this was a terrible man-animal.
But White Fang sat on his haunches and ki- yi'd and ki-yi'd, a forlorn and pitiable little figure in the midst of the man-animals.
He became the slave of old Fanfoa, head chief over a score of scattered bush-villages on the range-lips of Malaita, the smoke of which, on calm mornings, is about the only evidence the seafaring white men have of the teeming interior population.
It was a trap, and into the trap sailed two white men in a small ketch.
But a moment later, when Kaviri was able to realize the nature of the crew that manned the white man's dugout, he would have given all the beads and iron wire that he possessed to have been safely within his distant village.
Their occupants were eager to join the battle, for they thought that their foes were white men and their native porters.
The anger of a wild animal was in his eyes; but he saw the white man's hand dropping to the pistol in his belt.
"Swine!" the white man gritted out through his teeth at the whole breed of Solomon Islanders.