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sick king," he added bitterly.
She glided away like a startled snake. Then Zikali turned to me
and said swiftly--
"Macumazahn, you are in great danger. If you are found here you
will be killed, and so will the others whom I will send to warn
not to return till this king has gone away. Go at once to join
them. No, it is too late, I hear the Zulus come. Take that
kaross, cover yourself with it and lie among the baskets and
beerpots here near the entrance of the hut in the deepest of the
shadows, so that if any enter, perchance you will not be found.
I too am in danger who shall be held to account for all that has