Then they spoke of Bhil superstitions, a wide and picturesque field, till young Chinn hinted that they must be pulling his leg.
I should prefer to be killed by the arrow of a Bhil than to seek unmanly protection.
One day Drona went forth with the princes to hunt in the Bhil kingdom.
In many Rajput states the princes on succession have their foreheads marked with blood from the thumb or toe of a Bhil.
Behind him a young and wiry Bhil, in uniform, was taking the trees out of Chinn's mess-boots.
The pure Bhil is to-day much what he has always been, a savage forest dweller.
Milder measures were then tried, and the Bhil Agency was formed in 1825.
It includes many Rajput and Bhil feudatories, and has an area of 1775 sq. m.
The most sacred is that sworn by a dog, the Bhil praying that the curse of a dog may fall on him if he breaks his word.
I saw very plainly that this was their Bhil; one by one they began to forsake their tattoos and collect.