To the latter Bougainville gave the name of Grandes Cyclades,—one, however, not destined to be long retained.
Two vessels were placed under the orders of M. de Bougainville.
"The reconnaissance looks as if Wolfe meant to attempt a landing here," Bougainville said.
Bougainville was the first Frenchman who sailed round the world.
Bougainville could only obtain very vague information of their ceremonies and religion.
Bougainville and called by him Louisiade, and probably joins to it.
Upon leaving the strait, Bougainville made an unsuccessful search for Cloates Island.
The rumor of the English invasion was confirmed by Bougainville.
Bourlamaque was dangerously wounded; Bougainville slightly; and the hat of Lévis was twice shot through.
Bougainville persisted, and at last he was obliged to fix the length of his stay.