Bush Life: Or, Woman's Adventures Among the Caffres

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Ward and Lock, 1862 - Kaffraria - 204 pages
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Page 17 - She struck where the white and fleecy waves Looked soft as carded wool, But the cruel rocks, they gored her side Like the horns of an angry bull.
Page 29 - How calm, how beautiful comes on The stilly hour, when storms are gone ; When warring winds have died away, And clouds, beneath the glancing ray, Melt off, and leave the land and sea Sleeping in bright tranquillity...
Page 75 - Dont waste your time at family funerals grieving for your relatives: attend to life, not to death: there are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it, and better.
Page 17 - And ever the fitful gusts between A sound came from the land; It was the sound of the trampling surf On the rocks and the hard sea-sand.
Page 195 - Life is real ! — life is earnest ! And the grave is not its goal : Dust thou art — to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul.
Page 76 - But never sit we down and say There's nothing left but sorrow : We walk the wilderness to-day, The promised land to-morrow. Our birds of song are silent now, There are no flowers blooming!
Page 166 - Let us, then, be up and doing, With a heart for any fate ; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labour and to wait.
Page 5 - And from men learn'd, that before the touch (The common coarser touch) of good or ill, That oftentimes a subtler sense informs Some spirits of the approach of
Page 151 - Sandilli done ? what has Macomo done ? what have any of the chiefs done, that they should be driven to the mountains, or shot like dogs ? The white men are bad : it is not well of the Mother Doctor to tempt Sandilli.

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