Uganda To Khartoum; Life And Adventure On The Upper Nile by Albert Bushnell LloydUganda To Khartoum; Life And Adventure On The Upper Nile by Albert Bushnell Lloyd

Uganda To Khartoum; Life And Adventure On The Upper Nile

byAlbert Bushnell Lloyd

Paperback | January 15, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1906. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... chapter X acholi Due north of Bunyoro, across the beautiful Victoria Nile, is the Acholi country, called by the Baganda, Ganyi, and by the people themselves, Gang. I often looked across the broad waters of that magnificent river towards this land with longing eyes, and wondered when it would be possible for me to visit the strange tribe of people who lived there, and of whom I had heard a great deal from the Banyoro. One day, to my great astonishment, 1 received a deputation of five stalwart natives of the Gang tribe, which had been sent by none other than the king of the Gang people himself. As I watched them approach our house with one of King Andereya's men leading them, I wondered who they were, and what brought them to me. Then I read the letter written by King Andereya, which was to introduce to me these strange fellows. It read something like this:--"sir,--These men have come from far away, from the great country called Ganyi, to the north of Bunyoro, across the Nile. They are sent by their King Awich, and they come to see you. "They are a warlike people, but their message is one of peace, they want to be taught about God. They say they have heard how we in our country A message from acholi 161 have received teachers and helpers, and why should they not have the same help. See these men then, my friend, and decide what you will do." It was indeed a "call," and one to which I was bound to give heed. Strangely enough, a few weeks before, my faithful native helper, Nuwa Nakiwafu, had said to me: "Why should we not send help to the Ganyi people across the Nile to the north? They are a fine people and they surely need our help." Being unable to go myself at the time I had said to him: "I cannot leave Bunyoro just now, but you go, and see what possibilities the...
Title:Uganda To Khartoum; Life And Adventure On The Upper NileFormat:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217653448

ISBN - 13:9780217653442

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