“If you had any guts, Lou, you'd be the one hitting a couple, instead of me,” Selkirk yelled back.
Descendants of that Selkirk who had lived for long years on the island of Juan Fernandez!
Selkirk Avenue was not then the congested district that it is to-day.
Mr Selkirk told us it had never blown towards the land above four hours, all the time he had been there.
The grounds of the Earl of Selkirk had been his early playground.
The Selkirk and Gourlay episodes, together with a score of others less noteworthy, had been slurred over.
Selkirk's state of mind may be inferred from two or three facts.
They were without money, they were dependent upon Lord Selkirk's agents for shelter and rations.
You see, my dear Selkirk, in human nature the attraction is towards the opposite.
Part way up this mountain is the place where Selkirk used to watch for passing vessels.