I watched them taking their stone-hammers to the stable in the evening, and placing them just so. They have learned their mastery over the heavy things; they have hewed to the Line, and built to the Square. There is a nobility from stone-work which the masons put on with the years the tenders have it not; neither have any of the indiscriminate labour men. One must have a craft to achieve this.
It is curious that the large stone sledge-hammers now in use are not called by the name stone-hammers, but by a distinct word, "kama:" nyundo is one made of iron. When we arrived at Kanyenjé, Kanyindula was out collecting charcoal.
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