Study of Beelzebub's Tales




41 The Bokharian Dervish Hadji-Asvatz-Troov


“While talking with us, he led us to a small section of the cave, where we all sat down on the felt that covered the floor there and, while conversing, began to eat what is called cold Bokharan ‘Shila-Plav’ out of earthen vessels which this elderly being brought to us from a neighboring section.