There was incredible feasting, which la verendrye avoided but which his sons enjoyed.
la verendrye was more eager to reach the Western Sea than he was to trade.
He had aims different from those of la verendrye and other French explorers.
In 1737 la verendrye made once more the long journey to Montreal.
la verendrye admired the military regularity of the savages on the march.
la verendrye found that he could not hurry his Indian guides.
In that wild land there was no hint of the populous East of which la verendrye had dreamed.
la verendrye pressed on eagerly in advance of the heavy-laden canoes.
Nearly all pioneer work is a record of tragedy and its gloom lies heavy on the career of la verendrye.
Before the year 1749 had ended la verendrye, who had returned to Montreal, was in his grave.