A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY
We were awakened in the morning by the crowing of the cocks, and my wife and I, on talking matters over, agreed that it would be best for me to take Fritz and go in search of any traces of our late shipmates along the shore, while the three younger boys stayed with her for the day. She then laid and lit the fire, and put some water on to boil, while I awoke the rest of the party. When I asked Jack for his lobster, he ran and fetched it from a cleft in the rock, where he had hidden it in case the dogs ate it as they had done Fritz's agouti.
I praised his prudence, and asked if he would give Fritz the great claw to carry with him for his lunch on our journey.
'What journey?' asked all the boys at once. 'We will go too. A journey! a journey!' and