Natal, Cape of Good Hope: A Grazing, Agricultural, and Cotton-growing Country. Comprising Desriptions of this Well-endowed Colony, from the Year 1575 to the Present Time, by Government Officials and Travellers. With a Map of the Colony, and Engravings

E. Wilson, 1850 - 146 páginas
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Página 3 - Those that be planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of our God. They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be fat and flourishing; To shew that the Lord is upright: he is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in him.
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Página 3 - Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds; and have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him: where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all, and in all.
Página 105 - While place we seek, or place we shun, The soul finds happiness in none ; But with a God to guide our way, 'Tis equal joy to go or stay.
Página 105 - All scenes alike engaging prove To souls impressed with sacred Love ! Where'er they dwell, they dwell in Thee ; In heaven, in earth, or on the sea. To me remains nor place nor time ! My country is in every clime ; I can be calm and free from care On any shore, since God is there.
Página 15 - Aspect is altogether graceful. They are nimble People, but very lazy : which probably is for want of Commerce. Their chief employment is Husbandry. They have a great many Bulls and Cows, which they carefully look after ; for every Man knows his own, though they run all promiscuously together in their Savannahs ; yet they have Pens near their own Houses, where they make them gentle and bring them to the Pail. They also plant Corn and fence in their Fields to keep out all Cattle as well tame as wild.
Página 105 - To me remains nor place nor time ; - My country is in every clime ; , . I can be calm, and free from care, On any shore, since God is there.
Página 106 - They procure and give gratuitously information as to the sailing of ships, and means of accommodation for emigrants ; and whenever applied to for that purpose, they see that all agreements between shipowners, agents, or masters, and intending emigrants, are duly performed. They also see that the provisions of the Passengers...
Página 17 - ... submissive to their king or chief; living in communities, in huts made of branches, wrought through with rushes and long grass and roofed like haystacks in Holland. In manners dress, and behaviour, they are much more orderly than the Cape Hottentots. The women attend to cultivation ; the men herd and milk the cows ; they do not eat poultry because these feed on filth; still less do they eat eggs, and it makes them sick to see Europeans eat them.

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