Sentence Examples


  • Soon transferred to the 12th Lancers, he saw active service with that regiment in the Kaffir war of 1852-53.
  • When however at the close of the Kaffir War of 1834-35 D'Urban annexed the country up to the Kei River, Philip's hostility was aroused.
  • He came to England in 1836, in company with a Kaffir convert and a Hottentot convert, and aroused public opinion against the Cape government.
  • For a time his plan of buffer states was carried out, but in 1846 another Kaffir rising convinced him of the futility of his schemes.
  • The Kaffir chief who had accompanied him to England joined the enemy; and many of his converts showed that his efforts on their behalf had effected no change in their character.

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