Sentence Examples


  • Burgers accepted the offer, and in 1872 was elected president.
  • The appointment of Burgers to the presidency in 1872 was a new departure.
  • In 1875 Burgers proceeded to Europe with the project of raising a loan for the construction of a railway to Delagoa Bay.
  • On his return to the Transvaal in 1876 Burgers found that the conditions of affairs in the state was worse than ever.
  • Burgers then proceeded to levy taxes, which were never paid; to enrol troops, which never marched; and to continue the head of a government which had neither resources, credit nor power of administration.