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Hindu Snake Charmers

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Almost as wonderful as these juggler’s tricks are the performances of the snake charmers. They carry the dreaded, poisonous cobras around in baskets and handle them, playing at the same time on their little flutes, quite as if the creatures were entirely harmless.

Author
Strange Peoples
by Frederick Starr
Published in 1901
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