orpin is wearing a blue coat, black vest, white neck-cloth, and dark breeches.
One of them died before he landed; the other was the man of whom orpin now spoke.
orpin referred to two of the settlers whose careers in South Africa were destined to be cut short on the threshold.
“I tell you, Ruyter, it is in vain to join with the Kafirs,” said orpin.
The Dutchman said “Ja,” and went, for orpin had a persuasive tongue and pleasant manner which induced all sorts of men to aid him.
The chief of the Kafirs ordered the scout sternly to be silent, at the same time glancing at orpin.
At the one to which Hintza was now leading orpin the missionaries had remained at their post.