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Why Kruger Made War: Or, Behind the Boer Scenes - Primary Source Edition
John A. Buttery
Geen voorbeeld beschikbaar - 2013
Afrikander Author Bloemfontein Boer Bond Britain British buckram burghers Cape Capetown capital capitalists cent Chamberlain chief cloth coal Colonial Coloured Commandant considerable conspiracy course Crown 8vo debentures Demy 8vo despatch doubt Dutch dynamite monopoly Edition EDMUND GossE Empire enemy England English Europe fighting FLORA ANNIE STEEL force French German gilt top gold Government hand HAROLD FREDERIC HENRY High Commissioner HISTORY Hofmeyr Hollander Illustrations Jameson Raid Johannesburg Joubert Kaffir kopjes Krause Kruger labour Lady MARY Loyd Leyds liquor LITERATURE Lord Roberts Louis Botha Lukas Meyer matter ment Mining Industry months Munnik Netherlands Railway never Oom Paul Outlander paper Paradise Lost Party Paul Kruger Piet Plates political Portrait President Pretoria Price profit Raad Raid Rand realised Reitz Rhodes rooinek scheme Schutte secret Sir Alfred Milner Smuts South Africa South African Republic story thing tion Tommy Atkins Translated Transvaal vaal Volume
Pagina 202 - As being the contrary to his high will Whom we resist. If then his providence Out of our evil seek to bring forth good, Our labour must be to pervert that end, And out of good still to find means of evil...
Pagina 233 - Awaiting what command their mighty chief Had to impose : he through the armed files Darts his experienced eye, and soon traverse The whole battalion views, their order due, Their visages and stature as of gods ; Their number last he sums. And now his heart Distends with pride, and, hardening in his strength, Glories...
Pagina 10 - THE GENESIS OF THE UNITED STATES. A Narrative of the Movement in England, 1605-1616, which resulted in the Plantation of North America by Englishmen, disclosing the Contest between England and Spain for the Possession of the Soil now occupied by the United States of America; set iorth through a series of Historical Manuscripts now first printed, together with a Re-issue of Rare Contemporaneous Tracts, accompanied by Bibliographical Memoranda, Notes, and Brief Biographies.
Pagina 202 - Whereto with speedy words the ArchFiend replied: — "Fallen Cherub, to be weak is miserable, Doing or suffering: but of this be sure — To do aught good never will be our task, But ever to do ill our sole delight, As being the contrary to His high will Whom we resist.
Pagina 219 - Main reason to persuade immediate war, Did not dissuade me most, and seem to cast Ominous conjecture on the whole success...
Pagina 216 - The seat of Desolation, void of light, Save what the glimmering of these livid flames Casts pale and dreadful? Thither let us tend From off the tossing of these fiery waves ; There rest, if any rest can...
Pagina 203 - Deep scars of thunder had intrenched, and care Sat on his faded cheek, but under brows Of dauntless courage, and considerate pride Waiting revenge.