For a sudden fusillade had opened on that side, and the chips were flying wildly from the mopani poles.
She sleeps the first night (she started in the afternoon) in a belt of mopani forest.
“Peters picked him up in the mopani veldt, down Pagadi way, and brought him on,” said Lamont.
Then there was silence again in the mopani forest, where lay three motionless human bodies; dead silence, for—hours, it seemed.
Then came a new kind of bush, the mopani, a wholesome green little shrub, with butterfly-shaped foliage.
And then beyond—across the plains, grown with mopani bush—the road was all deep sand.
The mopani colliery, which dates back to 1860, is worked by a joint-stock company.
And now, through its lifting folds, rises in dark loom the jagged silhouette of the mopani stockade.
This stuffs too valuable till we get clear of the mopani belt.