The head induna in command of the impi stepped forward and looked at them, then felt their hearts.
He pointed in a dignified way towards the Matabele impi in the distance. '
On this account, therefore, he was allowed to accompany the Zulu impi as far as Umsedosi.
The afternoon was now drawing towards evening, but still there were no signs of the impi.
Shall I not then go and call forth an impi to eat up those dirty white jackals, O Elephant for whom no pit shall be laid?
Either the impi had not yet arrived, or it had gone by some other road.
The induna and his impi had left Rietvlei during the night and started back toward Lebombo.
Then an impi was sent to punish these women, and a great number were killed.
The open plain in front of the kraal was one great sea of stirring life as the impi came up.
On the 2nd of July an impi, 20,000 strong, advanced from Ulundi as if to attack.