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Chronicles of Uganda (Paperback) Loot Price: R466 Discovery Miles 4 660
Chronicles of Uganda (Paperback): Robert Pickering Ashe
Chronicles of Uganda (Paperback): Robert Pickering Ashe

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Chronicles of Uganda (Paperback)

Robert Pickering Ashe

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1894 Excerpt: ... 1892 Discovering Dead Body of a Companion 333 and heard the horrible growling of the fierce brute in the long grass as he was devouring his unhappy victim. They were too frightened to venture into the reed canes. Probably the other inmates of the THE REED WALL BEHIND "EDGAR SHOWS THE UGANDA METHOD OF BUILDING. dwelling were only women and children; at any rate, they retired into the house and secured the door. Next day, when light dawned, they went out, and gathering some neighbours they ventured into the tall reeds, where they found the partially devoured dead body of their late companion. The report had 334 Steady Advance of Missionary Work 1892 only come to Jonathan that morning. The next day, however, Jonathan appeared full of happiness and joy. He said, "I have just met my brother. It was not he whom the leopard ate, but another man." Such incidents as the above helped one to realise a fact which is difficult of belief, and which is yet absolutely true, that as soon as darkness comes on these prowling monsters, so seldom seen, are yet lurking close at hand, and under cover of night are stalking through our courtyards and sniffing round our houses. But as clearing and cultivation and building advanced in the neighbourhood of Mengo the visits of leopards became less common, and the capital began to assume a well-kept and prosperous appearance, which it had never displayed since the palmy days of Mutesa. But if there was a distinct improvement in the temporal surroundings of the people, what was really of far deeper import for Uganda and all the countries in that region, was the steady advance made in missionary work. There were, amid all the jarring of rival political interests, a number of humble-minded men and women who were seeking a city with foundat...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Robert Pickering Ashe
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 110
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-65667-5
Barcode: 9781150656675
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-150-65667-0

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