Finding this to be untrue, he turned again to the eastward in search of De Wet.
It was from this class of malcontents that De Wet drew the bulk of his men.
It was not destined, however, that De Wet should be allowed to escape with his usual impunity.
It was not approved of by De Wet, and never became a proclamation.
Then all we fine fellows could have played with De Wet until he was sick of the Colony.
But this right and left of De Wet's has changed that impression.
De Wet would at last be "cornered" and forced to surrender—so, at least, the enemy thought.
De Wet had not been lurking on the banks of the Riet for nothing.
De Wet also, after a really magnificent venture south, was forced back to his old haunts discomfited.
De Wet and Steyn scouted the idea of reconciliation with the enemy.