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Page 66 - No unprejudiced person can consider their history for the last fifty years, and come to any other conclusion than that they have been treated unfairly and unjustly by the English, and that the only law observed towards them has been "that might is right.
Page 235 - Kaffirs would much prefer not to take any honey at all, than depart with their spoil and not leave a portion for the bird. They firmly believe that if they thus defraud the bird of its just rights, it will follow them up, and at a future time, instead of leading them to honey, will entice them into the lair of a lion, or to a nest in which some deadly snake lies concealed.