Nemu squatted on the step, the dwarf's usual place. The little man looked down at the lately rebuilt hut, and ground his teeth, when,
through an opening in the hedge, he saw the white robe of a man, who was sitting by Uarda. The pretty child's visitor was prince ameri, who had crossed the Nile in the early morning, dressed as a young scribe of the treasury, to obtain news of Pentaur--and to stick a rose into Uarda's hair. This purpose was, indeed, the more important of the two, for the other
must, in point of time at any rate, be the second.