He presently received one sent, at my request, by Mr. Irvine. Amongst the elders were scattered small boys, relations of the headmen. They were all eyes and ears, and in Fanti-land they are formally trained to make the best of spies. When you see a lad lounging about or quietly dozing within ear-shot you know at once his mission. The notable parts of the suite were the swordbearers and the band.