chapter  XI
Finishes His Inspection
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W h i l e Gordon was thus meditating what he should do when in possession of Shaka, he had other problems of a nature which called for more immediate decision. His cavalry returned one afternoon bringing in some prisoners, among them a well-known chief, who, overcome by thirst, had surrendered. The GovernorGeneral pardoned the rebel, and sent him to tell his tribesmen to give up their spears and come and drink.