The Uganda Protectorate; An Attempt to Give Some Description of the Physical Geography, Botany, Zoology, Anthropology, Languages and History of the Te

The Uganda Protectorate; An Attempt to Give Some Description of the Physical Geography, Botany, Zoology, Anthropology, Languages and History of the Te

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...himself no further with the recalling of Warumbe. "I am tired now," said Kaikuzi. "Never mind him," replied Kintu, "let Warumbe remain since you cannot expel him. You may now go back to Mugulu, and 'webale'" ('thank you"). Kaikuzi returned to Mugulu, and explained the whole circumstances. "Very well," said Mugulu, "let Warumbe stop there." And Warumbe remained. A Sportsman. Mpobe was a sportsman. As he sat in his hut he saw a man approaching with whom he had agreed to go ratting. Mpobe called his dog, tied a bell to his neck, and led him with a sling to where the rats were supposed to be. Some beaters went on ahead and set up nets, but no rats were found. The beaters then asked Mpobe to let his dog run loose in the grass, and he immediately put up a rat, and it ran straight for the nets, but the mesh was too large and the rat got through and away. The beaters then went home, but Mpobe decided to go on still farther, as he did not wish to return empty-handed. Soon after he started a rat, and it ran into a cave. The dog followed it, and Mpobe followed the dog. They went a long way, and ultimately Mpobe came to an open space, where there were many people, and houses and gardens, and he said to them: "My friends, did you see a dog following any rats about here?" "Yes, we have," they replied, "but they have passed on lower down" "In what direction i" "Towards Mangao." Mpobe followed on, and came to a seat where a Big Man sat, with rats on one side and Mpobe's dog on the other. "Where do you come from?" asked the Big Man. ' From my garden just above. I have simply followed my dog. I heard his bell, and came on here." "Do...show more

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  • Paperback | 138 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 259g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236954610
  • 9781236954619