Sentence Examples

  • The total output from the Rand mines up to the end of 1908 was 56,477,240 oz.
  • There flocked to the Rand many thousands of British and other Europeans, together with a considerable number of Americans.
  • At first the new-comers to the Rand had submitted to the economic and political burdens to which they were subjected, but as they grew in numbers and found their 1 Mr Merriman (b.
  • Burdens increased they began to agitate for reforms. In 1892 (the year in which the railway from Cape Town reached the Rand), the National Union was founded at Johannesburg by ex-Cape Colonists of the Imperial progressive party.
  • Rhodes, who had large interests in the Rand mines, had consistently endeavoured to conciliate the extreme Boer section in the Transvaal and win it over (as had happened in the case of the Cape Dutch) to a policy which should benefit the whole of South Africa.

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