Natal, Its Early History, Rise, Progress and Future Prospects as a Field for Emigration (Google eBook)

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Trübner & Company, 1882 - KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) - 227 pages
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Page 16 - There are also wild cherries (strand karsau) with long stalks, and very sour. Finally, they have a kind of apple, not unpleasant eating, but which are not ripe until they fall from the tree ; before they fall, they are nauseous (walgingh) and cause flatulency. The country swarms with cows, calves, oxen, steers and goats — there are few sheep, but no want of elephants...
Page 205 - Pay, and serving on board any of Her Majesty's Ships ; subject, however, to such regulations as the Collector of Customs shall think fit to make: Provided, however, that if any such wines...
Page 204 - Spirits, or strong water, of all sorts, not sweetened, not exceeding the strength of proof by Sykes' hydrometer, and so on in proportion for any greater strength...
Page 16 - is dead ; his skins (ie his clothes) are buried with him in the floor of his house, which is burned over him ; and the place is fenced in , over which none now must pass ; and as to what he agreed to, it was for himself, I have nothing to say to it.
Page 74 - I observe as a physiological, or perhaps, psychological, fact, that the attraction of alcohol for itself is cumulative. That so long as it is present in a human body, even in small quantities, the longing for it, the sense of requirement for it, is present, and that as the amount of it insidiously increases, so does the desire.
Page 16 - Natal, king's fish and sun fisb, besides all kinds of fish, known in India and here, as may be further seen from the annexed account taken down from the mouths [of our men...
Page 15 - ... only be taken, towards nightfall, when one cannot get any further, to put up there, and not to go on before morning. In an extent of 150...
Page 205 - Government) with the view of establishing and maintaining telegraphic communications with places beyond the sea; horses and other beasts and provisions and stores of every description imported for the use of Her Majesty's land and sea forces...
Page 133 - And it is our further will and pleasure that you do to the utmost of your power promote Religion and Education among the Native Inhabitants of our Said Territory or of the lands and islands thereto adjoining and that you do especially take care to protect them in their persons and in the free enjoyment of their possessions and that you do by all lawful means prevent and restrain all violence and injustice which may in any manner be practised or attempted against them...
Page 133 - The Governor is, to the utmost of his power, to promote religion and education among the native inhabitants of the Protectorate, and he is especially to take care to protect them in their persons and in the free enjoyment of their possessions. and by all lawful means to prevent and restrain all violence and injustice which may in any manner be practiced or attempted against them.

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