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resources were at an end; it must be another's work to
Then I bought a beautiful team of twenty Zulu oxen, which
the biggest-chested and longest-armed man I ever saw. He
not more than half the size of the Africander oxen, which
of three-halfpence, two fowls, one of which, the Indian
span of twenty which I had bought at Durban. One we lost
“You see, they weigh so little,” he said to me innocently,
Indlovu!” “Elephant! Elephant!” whispered the Kafirs,
The people here live chiefly on shell-fish and potatoes.
the North as a child to Zululand. I was Cetewayo’s man
last temptation. 'Ha!' cried I aloud, 'Satan has prepared
looked on, and were glad. The old man kissed me at parting;
lamp was incapable of penetrating the fog. He groped with
and I should think that my time cannot be far off, anyway.
sea I had decided; just that little extra second did the
and man must prepare to lie down and rest till the morning.
solid wall opened before her; it was another masked door.
the Lord. In the body of the church he found the pews all
journey beyond the Manica country. Is this so also, ‘Macumazahn?’”
my home in Durban, together with poor Dom José‘s translation,
Obviously, the tide was rising; and, after seeking vainly
way generally, when one day a Portugee arrived with a single
it vacant! In vain for thee thy mother dries the sea-drenched
was a cheerful savage, in a dignified sort of way, when
Max realized that he must lower his head if he would follow.
upon a leather bag, looking just as though he had come
He paused for a moment, hoping to be able to lower the
kitchen in it, and it is constructed of green brick with
but I have the English rendering in my pocket-book, and
“They make a good pair, don’t they?” said Good; “one
than the manners of these people. They generally began
“Oh, ‘Bougwan!’” re-echoed Sir Henry and I, and