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A Dash From Diamond City

Auhtor: George Manville Fenn

Language: english
Published: 1885

Genres:

adventure,  war,  fiction and literature
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Review by Timothy B. Riley, February 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Dash From Diamond City':


... West, and the next minute their fellow-clerk joined them, just as they got up to a gate in the high fence of the enclosure where the Kaffir workers about ...
... hand. Free. Yes, look at their history from the first. Why, their whole history has been a course of taking land from the original owners by force.. That ...
... have not made a mistake.. Quite. I am certain.. But is it wise to be so certain.. Yes, replied Ingleborough quietly. Surely I can believe ...
... too. I've expected it before now.. Nothing happens so surely as the unexpected, someone once said and it was so the very next day. Military drill ...
... up at the sight of their baas, as they termed him. Here Ingleborough soon displayed the knowledge he had picked up in connection with horses by ...
... for you'd never pass through the Boers' lines further south.. But you have thoroughly searched me and my wagon.. I have told you that I ...
... level, stretching for three or four miles without an obstacle, and then the horizon line was broken by one of the many kopjes of the country, one ...
... raise Ingleborough to bind his hands behind his back. There is no need. said the man sharply. Can't you see that he is too weak to stand. Help him ...
... which made him look so ghastly. Then came reaction as it was proved that the sufferer had only been in a deep sound sleep. For Ingleborough's ...
... and tied up again in the same place, making West's heart beat as fast as if he had been running hard, while all the time he tried to crush down a feeling ...
... advance, when the leading couple went forward and the rest followed, dropping naturally into pairs, fortunately without West and his companion being ...
... in my inner belt along with my money.. To be sure. sighed West. And if we had matches we dare not strike them for fear of the light being seen ...
... no, don't do that. said West softly. You may scare them into cantering down into the midst of the Boers.. Right, said Ingleborough, ...
... a background of starry points which glistened like gold. Ingleborough's hand stole to his rifle, which he grasped, as both held their breath ...
... on along the track till it grew dim and distant as the sun sank lower and finally disappeared in the haze of dust. But the troubles of the despatch-bearers ...
... You couldn't they all made as much fuss over you as they did over me, from the chief downward.. Well, I suppose they did but I began to ...
... in the belief that he had not been recognised. He was thoroughly roused up to his position, though, by Ingleborough's heavy hand coming down upon ...
... it but I saw our men laughing. What was it.. He said our officers did not fight fair, and when our man asked him what he considered was fair ...
... fired again, and another Boer sprang into sight not a hundred yards away, fell upon his knees, and then rolled over. Ingle, old fellow, cried West ...
... sir, and of great value.. What do you say, gentlemen.. Oh, let's have the search made by all means. cried one of the officers, laughing. ...