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They were carrying their spears, but not their shields, apparently lest these should make noise that might betray them. The cook and I shouted ‘Masai,’ and this, with my order of ‘Bunduki tiari’ (Guns ready), roused the camp. The men took their places quietly and quickly, and looked as though they meant fight . . Several of the men under the Kiringozi, Wadi Hamis, had been told off to climb the small cliff above the camp, to guard that approach, and be able to fire down at a foe upon the plain .

The Gregory Rift Valley and Neogene –Recent volcanoes of Northern Tanzania. Geological Society, London, Memoirs, 33. Galton, F. 1884. In discussion of Thomson, J. 1884. Through the Masai Country to Victoria Nyanza. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, New Series, 6, 711. Gregory, J. W. 1891. The Maltese fossil Echinoidea, and their evidence on the correlation of the Maltese rocks. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 36, 585–640. 22 B. E. LEAKE Gregory, J. W. 1894. Contributions to the physical geography of British East Africa.

Zanzibar Gazette; Natural Science, 3, 1893, 257). Gregory was interviewed by the press and for a long time was in demand as a lecturer and writer to recount his experiences, for example, even two and a half years after his return, in May 1896, he lectured at the Whitechapel Museum on his African expedition (Natural Science, 8, 1896, p. 282). Simultaneously he was trying to write up the scientific results, catch up with a mountain of arrears of work at the NHM, and cope with the returning attacks of malaria, which sapped his energy and reduced his phenomenal working abilities to being ‘merely’ exceptional.

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