This is exactly what the Cape Dutch did when some of them rose in rebellion.
This latter place was to be the rallying-point of the Cape Dutch.
It was his second expedition; he had been to the Lake two years before; and he spoke Cape Dutch.
A dislike for the English seems to have been felt by the Cape Dutch very early.
They were all Cape Dutch, no Transvaalers being found in their ranks.
What is the good of your loyalty, he said in effect to the Cape Dutch, if you refuse to help us in the one thing needful?
These colonial settlers constituted another link in the chain which bound the Cape Dutch to the Boers.
But it remained an organization for obtaining the political supremacy of the Cape Dutch.
The Cape Dutch were more and more influenced by their sentiment for the Transvaal, and racial feeling ran high.
The members who subscribed their names to it, and who represented the feeling of the Cape Dutch, were called disloyal.