It is needful here to pass rapidly over the chronicle of the expeditions
to America, since they form no part of the personal history of Raleigh.
I took the younger children on occasional exploring expeditions,
but never allowed them to go beyond my reach, for I soon learned that Bobsey's promises sat lightly on his conscience.
That is why we restrained and punished those who organized expeditions
to help the Cubans while we were still at peace with Spain.