The Covenant Quotes

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"Until you've seen Zimbabwe, you live in darkness." Chp 2, Pg 59
Old Seeker to Chief Ngalo's son, Nxumalo in an effort to coax him to find sixteen aphrodisiac rhinoceros horns for him.

"When you seek, you find things you did not anticipate." Chp 2, Pg 62
Old Seeker to Nxumalo to explain why the search for gold was often more important than actually finding it.

"We guard them. We punish them if we recover them. We chain them. And still they seek their freedom." Chp 3 Pg 184
Van Riebeeck to Karel van Doorn as he describes the predicament he faces trying to keep slaves at the Cape.

"Always remember, your uncle was a thief. He stole what was rightfully yours." Chp 4 pg 267
Willem van Doorn's wife Katje when De Pre tells them that Karel kept all of Willem's inheritance.

" We're to raise our children according to the Holy Book and not the way...

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