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ccount of his discoveries; he never again saw Holland, or the land which he eulogized. The Dutch East India Company refused to search 1610. further for the north-western passage; but English merchants, renewing courage, formed a company, and Hudson, in The Discovery, engaged again in his great pursuit. He had already explored the north-east and the north, and the region between the Chesapeake and Maine. There was no room for hope but to the north of Newfoundland. Proceeding by way of Iceland, where the famous Hecla was casting out fire, passing Greenland and Frobisher's Straits, he sailed on the second of August, 1610, into the Straits which bear his name, and into which no one had gone before him. As he came out from the passage upon the wide gulf, he believed that he beheld a sea to the westward, so that the short way to the Pacific was found. How great was his disappointment, when he found himself embayed in a labyrinth without end. Chap. XV.} 1610. Still confident of ult