Fortunately, we met the McKinlay expedition returning from an unsuccessful search after leichhardt.
This was a sore blow to leichhardt, but it did not unman him.
The onus of this wretched failure leichhardt tried to cast upon his companions, upon whom he made many unjust aspersions.
leichhardt is the Franklin of Australia, around whose name has ever clung a tantalising veil of mystery and romance.
At this settlement, as being the only point of relief after eighteen months of travel, leichhardt and his exhausted party arrived.
Two invaluable qualities in an explorer, apart from his scientific attainments, leichhardt possessed.
Naturally fond of travel, and being eager for enterprise, leichhardt took to the bush, where he earned his fame and lost his life.
They followed this stream down until it brought them to the Burdekin, leichhardt's most important discovery.
Then, clambering up the bank, I found a suitable open place to stand at the butt of a leichhardt, from where I had a good view.
He wrote a booklet in which he vigorously defends his comrades and himself against the unworthy slurs cast at them by leichhardt.