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  • —Up the Boers!
  • Dirty Dan the dodger’s son off Island bridge that sold the same horses twice over to the government to fight the Boers.
  • Up the Boers!
  • He changed his name to De Wet, the Boer general.
  • Let them go and fight the Boers!
  • The Boers were the beginning of the end.
  • …be got in that Gibraltar only that cheap peau dEspagne that faded and left a stink on you more than anything else I wanted to give him a memento he gave me that clumsy Claddagh ring for luck that I gave Gardner going to south Africa where those Boers killed him with their war and fever but they were well beaten all the same as if it brought its bad luck with it like an opal or pearl still it must have been pure 18 carrot gold because it was very heavy but what could you get in a place…

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  • The Boer fought two wars against the Britain. Some point to the Boer War as the turning point in Great Britain’s domination of world politics.
  • Having first knelt down and peered under the doors of all the cubicles to make absolutely certain we were alone and could not be overheard, he explained in an agonized whisper that I must never, on pain of banishment, address the Deputy as anything but "Chief," or, barring that, by his Boer War title of "Colonel."
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf

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