Stories of these adventurers, like Livingstone and Speke and Burton, had a cult status in Victorian society.
Mistaking o for the adverb, meaning then, he altered speche into Speke, spoiling the rhyme.
The bait, however, did not take—Speke knew the rogue too well.
Bombay has received an excellent character from Burton and Speke.
Grant had the same difficulties in moving that Speke had experienced.
The king, who was seated near the door, with his wives behind him, asked Speke what he thought of it.
He quickly returned, and Speke was again invited in, with his men.
Speke telegraphed early in 1863, that the Nile source was traced.
Speke was now, towards the end of May, looking forward to the arrival of Grant.
Speke was the leader, but Grant carried out several investigations independently and made valuable botanical collections.