Mr. Strachey made it his business to destroy the halo around some well-known and long-venerated heads.
As far as I see, Strachey has no theory to serve by inventing Ahone.
We are now in a position to consider Strachey's allusions to Pocahontas.
I conjecture that one of Strachey's sources was a native named Kemps.
Mr. Strachey completes his volume with a study of that extraordinary crank, General Gordon.
Strachey in his "Travaile" refers sometimes to Smith, and always with respect.
But here again one is annoyed by the glibness with which Mr. Strachey smoothly asserts what are only his conjectures.
Strachey says, "the chief shipwright was one Digby, of London."
Franklin's answer to this generous outburst is thus recorded by Strachey.
The elevation of the summit, by the observations of Captain Strachey, is about 18,300 feet.