Lodges in the Wilderness
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Lodges in the Wilderness

By W. C. (William Charles) Scully
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  • William Charles Scully
  • "Lodges in the Wilderness"
    • Chapter One.
      • The Bushmanland Desert—Its Nature and Extent—Desert Travelling—The “Toa.”
    • The Bushmanland Desert—Its Nature and Extent—Desert Travelling—The “Toa.”
    • Chapter Two.
      • Andries Esterhuizen—Silverfontein—The Koeker-Boom—Gamoep—Sand-Grouse—Our Horses—Kanxas—Night in the Desert—Dawn—Heat—The Mirage—Bantom Berg—The Dune-Monster—The Flight of the Oxen.
    • Andries Esterhuizen—Silverfontein—The Koeker-Boom—Gamoep—Sand-Grouse—Our Horses—Kanxas—Night in the Desert—Dawn—Heat—The Mirage—Bantom Berg—The Dune-Monster—The Flight of the Oxen.
    • Chapter Three.
      • The Search for Meat—Death of the Oryx—The Flank of the Dune—Outwitting a Jackal—Hendrick, My Guardian—Thirst—The Distant Rain—Typhon—The Southern Simoom.
    • The Search for Meat—Death of the Oryx—The Flank of the Dune—Outwitting a Jackal—Hendrick, My Guardian—Thirst—The Distant Rain—Typhon—The Southern Simoom.
    • Chapter Four.
      • A Walk in the Darkness—Dreams of a Morning—The Scherm—The Slaying of the Ostrich.
    • A Walk in the Darkness—Dreams of a Morning—The Scherm—The Slaying of the Ostrich.
    • Chapter Five.
      • The Kanya—The Spell of the Desert—My Horse—The Terror of Noon—Execution of a Marauder.
    • The Kanya—The Spell of the Desert—My Horse—The Terror of Noon—Execution of a Marauder.
    • Chapter Six.
      • Homeward Bound—Faces around the Fire—The Bushmen—Piet Noona and the Snake—The Love of the Desert—My Prehistoric Uncle and Aunt—Scruples—The Hunter’s Instinct.
    • Homeward Bound—Faces around the Fire—The Bushmen—Piet Noona and the Snake—The Love of the Desert—My Prehistoric Uncle and Aunt—Scruples—The Hunter’s Instinct.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • The Springbuck Drive—The Bushman Caves—Return to Gamoep.
    • The Springbuck Drive—The Bushman Caves—Return to Gamoep.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • The Summer Clouds—News of Rain—Start for Pella—The Vedic Hymns—Digging for Water—Arrival at Pella—Terrible Heat—The Tribe—Aquinas in the Wilderness—The Mission—The River Gorge—The Tarantula Invasion.
    • The Summer Clouds—News of Rain—Start for Pella—The Vedic Hymns—Digging for Water—Arrival at Pella—Terrible Heat—The Tribe—Aquinas in the Wilderness—The Mission—The River Gorge—The Tarantula Invasion.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • Morning in the Gorge—Departure from Pella—Journey to Brabies—Protection of the Oryx—Its Peculiarities—Antelopes of the Desert and the Forest—Camping at Brabies.
    • Morning in the Gorge—Departure from Pella—Journey to Brabies—Protection of the Oryx—Its Peculiarities—Antelopes of the Desert and the Forest—Camping at Brabies.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • The Oryx Hunt—Terrible Thirst—Prehistoric Weapons.
    • The Oryx Hunt—Terrible Thirst—Prehistoric Weapons.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • The Richtersveld—Kuboos—The Vicar of Wakefield Redivivus—Gold-Seeking—The Raad—Morbid Sensibility—Start for El Dorado.
    • The Richtersveld—Kuboos—The Vicar of Wakefield Redivivus—Gold-Seeking—The Raad—Morbid Sensibility—Start for El Dorado.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • Expedition to the River—Flora and Fauna—The Pneumoras—Abnormal Springbuck—The Sea-Fog—Wild Horses—Fauna and Bimini.
    • Expedition to the River—Flora and Fauna—The Pneumoras—Abnormal Springbuck—The Sea-Fog—Wild Horses—Fauna and Bimini.
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • Kamiebies—The Blossoming Wilderness—The Ostrich Poachers—Hail Storms—The Springbuck behind the Dune—How Andries found me.
    • Kamiebies—The Blossoming Wilderness—The Ostrich Poachers—Hail Storms—The Springbuck behind the Dune—How Andries found me.
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • L’Envoi.
    • L’Envoi.
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