Missionary Travels And Researches In South Africa By David Livingstone



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Chapter 2.
  The Boers  -  Their Treatment of the Natives  -  Seizure of native Children
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Chapter 2. The Boers - Their Treatment Of The Natives - Seizure Of Native Children For Slaves - English Traders - Alarm Of The

Boers - Native Espionage - The Tale of the Cannon - The Boers threaten Sechele - In violation of Treaty, they stop English Traders

And expel Missionaries - They attack the Bakwains - Their Mode of Fighting - The Natives killed and the School-children carried into Slavery - Destruction of English Property - African Housebuilding and Housekeeping - Mode of Spending the Day - Scarcity of Food - Locusts - Edible Frogs - Scavenger Beetle - Continued Hostility of the Boers - The Journey north - Preparations - Fellow-travelers - The Kalahari Desert - Vegetation - Watermelons - The Inhabitants - The Bushmen - Their nomad Mode of Life - Appearance - The Bakalahari - Their Love for Agriculture and for domestic Animals - Timid Character - Mode of obtaining Water - Female Water-suckers - The Desert - Water hidden.

Chapter 3. Departure from Kolobeng, 1st June, 1849 - Companions - Our Route - Abundance of Grass - Serotli, a Fountain in the Desert - Mode of digging Wells - The Eland - Animals of the Desert - The Hyaena - The Chief Sekomi - Dangers - The wandering Guide - Cross Purposes - Slow Progress - Want of Water - Capture of a Bushwoman - The Salt-pan at Nchokotsa - The Mirage - Reach the River Zouga - The Quakers of Africa - Discovery of Lake Ngami, 1st August, 1849 - Its Extent - Small Depth of Water - Position as the Reservoir of a great River System - The Bamangwato and their Chief - Desire to visit Sebituane, the Chief of the Makololo - Refusal of Lechulatebe to furnish us with Guides - Resolve to return to the Cape - The Banks of the Zouga - Pitfalls - Trees of the District - Elephants - New Species of Antelope - Fish in the Zouga.

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