The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Marie by H. Rider Haggard:|
Zulu girl named Mameena who did much evil in her day and went
unrepentant from the world.
Another, amongst other things, tells the secret story of the causes of
the defeat of Cetewayo and his armies by the English in 1879, which
happened not long before Quatermain met Sir Henry Curtis and Captain
These three narratives are, indeed, more or less connected with each
other. At least, a certain aged dwarf, called Zikali, a witch-doctor
and an terrible man, has to do with all of them, although in the first,
"Marie," he is only vaguely mentioned in connection with the massacre of
Retief, whereof he was doubtless the primary instigator. As "Marie"