- John Han·ning [han-ing] /ˈhæn ɪŋ/, 1827–64, English explorer in Africa.
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Contemporary Examples of speke
Stories of these adventurers, like Livingstone and Speke and Burton, had a cult status in Victorian society.Raiders of the Lost City
The Daily Beast
February 24, 2009
Historical Examples of speke
"Let us attend to this, your lordship," said Speke, tapping the map.Mistress Wilding
For we can not but speke that which we haue seene and herde.
"Speke, we must send you there again," he said enthusiastically.A Book of Discovery
Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
The bait, however, did not take—Speke knew the rogue too well.
On the 24th they reached Cazé, where Speke had remained so long on his former visit.