"The reproach is easily removed," replied Shan Tien hospitably.
The other ladies of the Shan States were also beautifully dressed.
The town was in ancient times the capital of the Shan state of Manmaw, later the seat of a Burmese governor.
Still, we do have fights sometimes, for these Shan guards are brave fellows.
I'faith you Shan be hang'd first, is your Mother so foolish to think your good Grace can sift it out of me?
"Anson Drake, I arrest you in the name of the Shan," he said.
Shan van vocht, meaning 'little old woman', is a name for Ireland.
Of course the ladies, like their Lolo and Shan sisters, do not bind their feet.
The chiefs of the Shan States are of three classes:— sawbwas; myosas; ngwegunhmus.
It has been suggested that in dealing with the Shan country there was undue delay.