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Сторінка 11 - Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds. For riches are not for ever: and doth the crown endure to every generation ? The hay appeareth, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered.
Сторінка 53 - That no aggression shall be sanctioned upon the natives residing beyond the limits of the colony, under any plea whatever, by any private person, or any body of men, unless acting under the immediate authority and orders of the government.
Сторінка 76 - District, except so far as the " same may be repugnant to the general principles of " humanity recognized throughout the whole civilized " world, and that We have not interfered with, or abrogated " the powers which the laws, customs, and usages of the...
Сторінка 47 - Majesty's and the Colonial Government will spare no pains to secure protection and justice to the native tribes around Natal ; and that they are not to be restricted in locating themselves to any particular spot or district, nor are they to be excluded from occupying any land whatever which remains at the disposal of the Crown. The Government will neither disturb them, nor allow them to be disturbed in their occupation or selections.
Сторінка 62 - Although dancing and other amusements be continued, the bridegroom and bride may from that moment be regarded as man and wife (so long as the relations of the bride remain at the bridegroom's kraal the bride remains with her relatives), but she is not designated a wife until she has borne a child, or has a house under her charge...
Сторінка 2 - We have not interfered with, or abrogated the power which the Laws, Customs, and Usages of the Inhabitants vested in the said Chiefs, or in any other persons in authority among them, but that in all transactions between themselves, and in all Crimes committed by any of them, against the Persons or Property of any of them, the said Natives are (subject to the Conditions already stated) to administer justice towards each other as they had been used to do in former times. Provided...
Сторінка 91 - We have not interfered with, or abrogated, any Law, Custom, or Usage prevailing among the Inhabitants previously to the assertion of Sovereignty over the said District, except so far as the same may be repugnant to the general principles of humanity recognized throughout the whole civilized world, and that...
Сторінка 61 - ... highly elated, or assume too much importance in her new position. On the other hand, the old women who accompany her boast of her beauty and chastity, extolling her goodness of heart, and proclaiming how carefully she has been reared by her parents. The dance having continued for some time, the bride leaves her position and dances by herself in front of her companions. She then proceeds, accompanied by two of her bridesmaids, towards the bridegroom who is surrounded by his nearest relatives,...
Сторінка 92 - Agent, acting under the authority and instructions of the Lieutenant-Governor, whom the several native chiefs and tribes have hitherto regarded as their Supreme Chief, and to whom they have voluntarily yielded the same respect and obedience which they have been accustomed to yield to Supreme Chiefs of their own race ; and it is expedient, in pursuance of the power reserved by Her Majesty, to amend the native laws, and provide for the better administration of justice among them, that this salutary...

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