Impressions of South Africa

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Author: James Bryce
Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 173,349 / 518 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 43.7
LoC Category: GV
Downloads: 397
Added to site: 2007.08.15
mnybks.net#: 17932
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Non-fiction
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h precautions were natural. Any government which had been nearly overthrown, and expected another attack, would have done the like. But these measures of course incensed the Uitlanders, who saw that another insurrection would have less chance of success than the last, and resented the inferiority implied in disarmament, as Israel resented the similar policy pursued by the Philistine princes. The capitalists also, an important factor by their wealth and by their power of influencing opinion in Europe, were angry and restless, because the prospect of securing reforms which would reduce the cost of working the gold reefs became more remote.

This was the condition of things in the two Republics and the British Colonies when the diplomatic controversy between the Imperial Government and the South African Republic, which had been going on ever since 1895, passed in the early summer of 1899 into a more acute phase. The beginning of that phase coincided, as it so happened, with the expiry of the period during

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