“But what manner of use would it be ploughing through that blackness?” asked Drinian.
“Use’, replied Reepicheep, “Use, Captain? If by use you mean filling our bellies or our purses, I confess it will be no use at all. So far as I know we did not set sail to look for things useful but to seek honour and adventures. And here is as great an adventure as ever I heard of and here, if we turn back, no little impeachment of all our honours.”