The headman lifted a finger and bent his head as though he were listening to something.
"A basket of plover's eggs," said the headman of Half-a-Loaf.
The heart of the king was filled with joy when he heard this piece of good news, and he gave the headman a great reward.
We informed the Patel, or headman, of our loss, which was the correct procedure.
This headman had received some education at the Mission school, so he wrote a polite letter to warn the trader of his coming.
At sunset the headman blew his whistle and asked if all were present.
The headman, Matunda, came back with him, bearing a calabash with water for us.
More and more stretches the distance between the bwana and his headman.
Most of my hens do remember me in this substantial way, and the White Wyandottes are in great favor with the headman.
So for the present Xenophon went off, taking the headman back with him to his household and friends.