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15th Hussars Amajuba amidst animals appeared arrived awaited began blesbok Boers breakfast brought Buller camp Cape Town Captain Slade Cetshwayo chiefs close Colonel comfortable dinner distance Drakensberg endeavoured England English felt fresh gallant galloping Government House grass ground halt hartebeest herd hill horses hour Ingogo Inhlobane Inhslazatye John Dunn journey Kaffirs Kambula Kimberley king kraals look Major Fraser miles morning mountain mounted mules Natal Newcastle night o'clock off-saddle once Orange Free ourselves outspan oxen passed pitched pleasant pony poor beast post-cart Potchefstroom Pretoria proceeded proved quickly reached reply rest ride rifle River road rode saddle scene seemed servant side sight Sir Evelyn Wood Sir Hercules Robinson sleep slopes soon spot spruit Standerton suddenly summit tent Transvaal troops turned Veldt waggon Walkinshaw watch weary wonder Zulu Zulu War Zululand
Page 398 - I will not make war upon any chief, or chiefs, or people, without the sanction of the British Government
Page 9 - In the dignity, patience, and fortitude under severe trial with which he bears his captivity, Cetshwayo has shown that he lacks not that which is found wanting in the breasts of his conquerors, ie generosity and nobility of soul, which it would be well for justiceloving (!) John Bull to imitate.
Page 2 - where nothing presents itself to the reflections of most men, than irksome observations on the desert
Page 397 - I will not permit the existence of the Zulu military system, or the existence of any
Page 163 - However, there was nothing for it but to make the best of matters;
Page 9 - recorded than the detention of this brave but unhappy captive, who is suffering for the ambition and cupidity of others, and whose sole crime was his defence of his invaded country,
Page xiv - in many cases the mortally stricken soldier is left to his last agony on the spot whereon he fell, unheeded as the tide of battle flows ; and the one who might bring relief and tenderness to soothe his last moments is not always by. It was in this capacity that I decided to proceed at once to South Africa.
Page 95 - that if you want a thing done you must do it yourself, I
Page 262 - to spend the remainder of that day and the whole of the following night