tixo

From Alan Paton’s “Cry the Beloved Country”, the prayer of Khumalo as he enters the city  of Johannesburg for the first time. Tixo is isiXhosa for “God”

Tixo, Tixo, watch over me.

Khumalo (James Earl Jones) at Prayer

Alan Paton

Alan Paton

Penguin edition of "Cry the Beloved Country"

Penguin edition of “Cry the Beloved Country”