You never saw such specimen, elsewhere," added Polly, churking to Choko to hurry on. "Polly, why did Jeb over-load that poor little burro?" now asked Barbara, having lost her momentary interest in flora. "Choko isn't over-loaded at all. Of course it looks as if he had a great load to carry, but pans and woolen blankets look more than they weigh, you see.