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Stories of these adventurers, like Livingstone and Speke and Burton, had a cult status in Victorian society.
The 9th, they descended into the valley of Mukondokno, and there struck the road traversed by Speke and Burton in 1817.Stanley's Adventures in the Wilds of Africa|Joel Tyler Headley and William Fletcher Johnson
Speke advised him not to make the attempt, as he was likely to get the worst of it.
On the 21st, after passing through a country covered with jungle, Speke reached the banks of the Nile.
Speke was now, towards the end of May, looking forward to the arrival of Grant.
Speke then called out his men to form a guard of honour, and ordered them to fire as soon as he appeared.