Marco Polo; his travels and adventures . d therough pastimes of the chase. As the travellersapproached nearer, they perceived a great multi-tude of horsemen coming towards them; andsoon one of their escort exclaimed that the khanhimself was there. Marco eagerly strained hiseyes in the direction of those who were ap-proaching ; and pretty soon was able to perceivea huge elephant in the midst of the horsemen,upon whose back appeared a glittering canopy ofsilk and gold. It was indeed the khan, comingout to welcome his guests. As soon as he was near enough, the khan de-scended from his elephant, a
RM2AWRP6YMarco Polo; his travels and adventures . d therough pastimes of the chase. As the travellersapproached nearer, they perceived a great multi-tude of horsemen coming towards them; andsoon one of their escort exclaimed that the khanhimself was there. Marco eagerly strained hiseyes in the direction of those who were ap-proaching ; and pretty soon was able to perceivea huge elephant in the midst of the horsemen,upon whose back appeared a glittering canopy ofsilk and gold. It was indeed the khan, comingout to welcome his guests. As soon as he was near enough, the khan de-scended from his elephant, a