His now aging Trek performed admirably.
In these circumstances what is known as the Great Trek occurred.
In 1845 Hendrik Potgieter, a prominent leader of the Trek Boers, removed thither.
(Cape Town, 1856), reprinted as The History of the Great Boer Trek (London, 1899), an authoritative record; J.
The underlying fact which made the trek possible is that the Dutchdescended colonists in the eastern and north-eastern parts of the colony were not cultivators of the soil, but of purely pastoral and nomad habits, ever ready to seek new pastures for their flocks and herds, and possessing no special affection for any particular locality.
We totally enjoyed our exhilarating trek to the summit.
What, however, was probably the most powerful motive of the Great Trek was the equality established by the British between the black and white races.
It.s a three-hour trek, so you can expect them between five and six.
In 1896 there was a great trek, and about then in the north of Cape Colony a herd was seen which was estimated at 50o,000 head.
Cloete, The History of the Great Boer Trek (London, 18 99), P. 44.
Hot, hungry, exhausted, she stopped twice on the trek up the hill to catch her breath.
After milling about until nearly nine o'clock, the entire group began to trek up to the ice park and, as Claire Quincy put it, view this craziness.
This was the district to which Louis Trichard and Jan van Rensburg, the forerunners of the Great Trek, journeyed in 1835.
From time to time servants in the direct employment of the company were endowed with the right of " freeburghers," but the company retained the power to compel them The Trek to return into its service whenever they deemed it 3' necessary.
The rebellion was accompanied by an assertion of rights on the part of the burghers or freemen, which contained the following clause, the spirit of which animated many of the Trek Boers: That every Bushman or Hottentot, male or female, whether made prisoner by commanders or caught by individuals, as well in time past as in future, shall for life be the lawful property of such burghers as may possess them, and serve in bondage from generation to generation.
Cloete's The Great Boer Trek, lecture II.
Henry Cloete, whose statements as to the causes of the trek were founded on intimate knowledge and are impartially set forth.
They might at the outset either have let the trek Boers go, and given them their blessing and liberty, or they might have controlled the trek and ' Part of the territory thus reannexed was added to Cape Colony while the region between the Keiskamma and Kei was created a separate territory under the name of British Kaffraria.
The continual feuds with the Kaffirs, and also the continual desire to trek into new countries, all tended to keep back farming, and the country in the years 1867 to 1870 was in a generally very depressed condition.
Cloete, Five Lectures on the Emigration of the Dutch Farmers to Natal (Cape Town, 1856), republished in London (1899), as The Great Boer Trek; J.
This attitude towards the Kaffirs was one of the many reasons given by the Trek Boers for leaving Cape Colony.
When I rose and asked if we were ready to begin another session, he was eager to join us on our trek to the basement.
Cana, South Africa from the Great Trek to the Union (1909).
At the age of ten Paul Kruger - as he afterwards came to be known - accompanied his parents in the migration, known as the Great Trek, from the Cape Colony to the territories north of the Orange in the years 1835-1840.
Cana, South Africa from the Great Trek to the Union (1909), a political history covering the period 1836-1909, with bibliography; P. Wlast, Sudafrika; Entwicklungsgeschichte and Gegenwartsbilder (Berlin, 1900); De Geskidenis von ons Land, (Paarl, 1895); W.
The Great Trek, as it is called, lasted from 1836 to 1840, the trekkers, who numbered about 7000, founding communities with a republican form of government beyond the Orange and Vaal rivers, and in Natal, where they had been preceded, however, by British emigrants.
Most of these commuters lived on the eastern perimeter, as if the extra mile or two made their daily trek somehow more acceptable.
She wanted to trek the woods so badly that she had put them both in jeopardy.
Trek Veld Vlei Assegai .
When those are the paths people choose between in the future—a Star Trek path or a WALL·E path—some will choose one and some will choose the other.
Roche, On Trek in the Transvaal (1878); Mrs Carey-Hobson, At Home in the Transvaal (2 vols., 1884); H.
Think of how the computer in the Star Trek universe was a purely factual machine.
While Parkside was officially beyond the limits of sensible commuting, enough hardy souls made the long daily trek into Philadelphia to label the town an outlying bedroom community.
He studiously perused the biking catalogs for the additional gear he would need for the trek and crossed his fingers he'd chosen correctly.