We found that this force was the very one that had flanked our laager the previous week, when we were passing Ventersdorp.
There are said to be several commandos in laager on the Border.
I sent some burghers in advance to see what was happening to the Pretoria laager.
Forward they sped straight to the laager, striving to force a way in.
However that might be, it soon became evident they meant to pass under the mowana, right through the laager.
There were twelve thousand men in the camp and eight hundred in the laager.
Every night in camp you may hear deep-throated choruses swelling up from the prisoners' laager.
Quick as thought, but silently, we led them out all three where the laager was broken.
The people in the laager lived on fresh meat very largely, the men going out daily to shoot game.
Just past the Dutch laager some one said, By Jove, the laager smells peculiar.