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Page 36 - ... finality. Englishmen naturally abhorred the idea of burning homesteads, of cattle-driving, of destroying crops — however well-proven it might be that the Boer farms were at once supply-stores and armouries. Both in Parliament and in the Press the man responsible was denounced as cruel and callous — not only for what he had done, but for what he was erroneously, and sometimes malignantly, alleged to have done. Here, as always, his admirers, who were many, were his devoted champions; his critics,...
Page 136 - I know you ! I know who you are and what you are ! You have grossly insulted me, and I will pay you off for it, if it costs me my life ; " and Mr. Tubbs, still foaming with wrath, rushed out of the messroom, and went on deck. " Mad," said Thompson, without looking up from the book he was reading.