I say to the chief and people, How can Basutoland belong to Basutos?
The administration of Basutoland is on a scale costing £30,000 per annum.
Europeans cannot travel in Basutoland without permission from the ruler or some high native officer.
The climate of Basutoland is said to be the healthiest in South Africa.
Order is maintained by a small force of semi-military police recruited in Basutoland and officered by Europeans.
What is applicable in Basutoland is applicable all over South Africa.
I went to the district of Rouxville, where I occupied a farm situated on the Basutoland border.
"Half Basutoland seems to be here," Lonsdale whispered to Michael.
There are reefs here and there through the western part of Basutoland which certainly indicate gold, and they, too, are guarded.
Basutoland has an area of about 11,716 sq. miles, much of it covered with grass, and there is but little wood.