That was Simba's name for the light rifle that did most of the shooting.
Simba briefly indicated the three nearest to act as his assistants.
Simba accepted the glasses, but first took a good look with the naked eye.
Again Simba raised his voice exultantly to the waiting porters.
Mali-ya-bwana, next in command after Cazi Moto and Simba, answered.
Simba selected Mali-ya-bwana to accompany him, but this did not meet Kingozi's ideas.
Kingozi knew that Simba and Cazi Moto would not attempt to come in.
"Hema tayiari," reported Simba, reaching his hand for the light rifle.
Therefore, often, in absence of Simba, the big Baganda had been pressed into this service.
He was prevented from replying by the approach of Simba at the head of eight of the askaris.