chapter  VI
Ever on the Trek
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Such restless energy completely nonplussed the Egyptian officials. Gordon’s ubiquitousness flabbergasted them. They did not know what to make of it. While they were ruminating about the matter he hauled the Governor-General of Khartoum over the coals. “ Your brother wrote to him and told him that he told stories. It was very undiplomatic of me, but it did the Governor-General good.”