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'I have nothing to say, Oh! Chief,' replied Mudli at last. “Do you hear, Mother, he
has nothing to say; now speak.' “He treated me grievously whenever he could,”
answered Nandi. 'That, Mother, is enough,' said Shaka. Then rising to his full ...
“Power goes to the head and recks not what means it employs, as you too will
soon know," Ntombazi replied quietly. 'Why did you cut off those heads and
mount them in your hut? It is an abomination according to all true Nguni customs.
“Absolute power,' replied Ntombazi with emphasis. 'That is good,' said Shaka;
then speaking in a gentle but ominous tone of voice he continued: “You may
return to your hut—your centre of power—and gaze on the heads of your victims.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nwdavies - LibraryThing
A fascinating book about a fascinating man and culture. I was left with the feeling that, had Shaka been living in, say, Europe and been white he would have been heaped with long lasting praise as an ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
Originally written in 1955, I find this an excellent biography. Shaka began from a very low status position among his people and re-organized them into a very respectable, bronze or early Iron age ... Read full review