Missionary Travels And Researches In South Africa By David Livingstone



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Chapter 8.
  Effects of Missionary Efforts  -  Belief in the Deity  - 
  Ideas of the Bakwains on Religion  -  Departure from their Country - Page 8
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Chapter 8. Effects Of Missionary Efforts - Belief In The Deity - Ideas Of The Bakwains On Religion - Departure From Their Country

- Salt-pans - Sour Curd - Nchokotsa - Bitter Waters - Thirst suffered by the wild Animals - Wanton Cruelty in Hunting - Ntwetwe - Mowana-trees

- Their extraordinary Vitality - The Mopane-tree - The Morala - The Bushmen - Their Superstitions - Elephant-hunting - Superiority of civilized over barbarous Sportsmen - The Chief Kaisa - His Fear of Responsibility - Beauty of the Country at Unku - The Mohonono Bush - Severe Labor in cutting our Way - Party seized with Fever - Escape of our Cattle - Bakwain Mode of recapturing them - Vagaries of sick Servants - Discovery of grape-bearing Vines - An Ant-eater - Difficulty of passing through the Forest - Sickness of my Companion - The Bushmen - Their Mode of destroying Lions - Poisons - The solitary Hill - A picturesque Valley - Beauty of the Country - Arrive at the Sanshureh River - The flooded Prairies - A pontooning Expedition - A night Bivouac - The Chobe - Arrive at the Village of Moremi - Surprise of the Makololo at our sudden Appearance - Cross the Chobe on our way to Linyanti.

Chapter 9. Reception at Linyanti - The court Herald - Sekeletu obtains the Chieftainship from his Sister - Mpepe's Plot - Slave-trading Mambari - Their sudden Flight - Sekeletu narrowly escapes Assassination - Execution of Mpepe - The Courts of Law - Mode of trying Offenses - Sekeletu's Reason for not learning to read the Bible - The Disposition made of the Wives of a deceased Chief - Makololo Women - They work but little - Employ Serfs - Their Drink, Dress, and Ornaments - Public Religious Services in the Kotla - Unfavorable Associations of the place - Native Doctors - Proposals to teach the Makololo to read - Sekeletu's Present - Reason for accepting it - Trading in Ivory - Accidental Fire - Presents for Sekeletu - Two Breeds of native Cattle - Ornamenting the Cattle - The Women and the Looking-glass - Mode of preparing the Skins of Oxen for Mantles and for Shields - Throwing the Spear.

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