1837‘N. Polson’Subaltern’s Sick Leave 156The Boers in the provinces..had..an inveterate prejudice against the ‘Engelsch vark’ (English pig!) as they styled the Saxon and Merino sheep.
c1838A.G. BainJrnls (1949) 196Then to an Engels settler fool We had ourselves contracted.
1862Lady Duff-Gordon inF. GaltonVacation Tourists (1864) III. 136One may board in a Dutch farm-house very cheaply, and..they will drive you about..and tend your horses for nothing, if you are friendly, and don’t treat them with Engelsche hoog-moedigheid.
1912F. BancroftVeldt Dwellers 31You’ve taken the oath of allegiance to Kruger, and though your blood is Engelsch — more’s the pity — you can’t go against that oath without being a traitor.
1984B. Johnson-Barker inWynboer June 72Albert Hockley had no right..to be going to the Pastorie, because he belonged to the Engelse kerk, as he..delighted in saying when Dominee Kuys was rounding up the others.
1915J.K. O’ConnorAfrikander Rebellion 31The acquisition of the Diamond Fields by Britain is another episode which in the hands of a ‘patriotic’ teacher lends itself to the exposure of the ‘underhand methods’ adopted by that ‘lagere natie, de Engelse’.
a1931S. Black inS. GrayThree Plays (1984) 170The vervlukste Engelse are all the same.
1944‘Twede in Bevel’Piet Kolonel 36The general attitude of the Afrikaner was one of good humoured surprise tinged with genuine affection for the idiosyncracies of the Engelse.
1992G. Etherington inWeekend Post 9 May (Leisure) 4The Engelse were encamped on a koppie overlooking Van Puttensvlei.
1976Daily Dispatch 6 Feb. 14The Engelse are only fully tolerable if they support the National Party, and only on the clear understanding that they can never be admitted to the innermost circle of the ruling class of Broeders.
1981A. Paton inOptimaVol.30No.2, 92The descendants of the 1820 settlers of the Eastern Cape Province and of the 1850 settlers of Natal all became known as ‘die Engelse’.
1984Frontline Mar. 46Is there no end to the arrogance of certain Engelses? They’re living in South Africa, they seem to forget, which is a multi-lingual country.
1986Style Dec. 41The only good bantus, commies, liberals and Engelse were dead ones...The regte boere ruled with an iron fist.
1988J. Scott inE. Prov. Herald 5 Mar. 6We will be faced with what the Engelse call Hodgson’s Choice, or something like that.
1980Sunday Times 12 Oct. 4The English daily newspaper, the Windhoek Advertiser, lashed back, asking..‘Does he perhaps think that the “Engelsman” is a hard-assed punk who has no feelings?..The Joernaal is fanning the flames of bitterness and hate, “Engelsehaat”.’
1981Sunday Times 25 Jan. (Mag. Sect.) 4We English-speaking South Africans have been accused of boerehaat at election times, but ‘The Settlers’ is a vicious piece of ‘Engelse haat’.
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