Complete Works, Volum 3

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Columbus at the Court of Spain
81
Further Applications at the Court of Castile Colum
96
Columbus at the Convent of La Rabida
105
Application to the Court at the time of the Surrender
110
Arrangement with the Spanish Sovereigns Prepara
117
Columbus at the Port of Palos Preparations for
123
BOOK III
131
Continuation of the Voyage First Notice of the Vari
138
BOOK IV
163
Cruise among the Bahama Islands
173
Discovery and Coasting of Cuba
182
Further Coasting of Cuba
192
Search after the supposed Island of Babeque Desertion
200
Coasting off Hispaniola
213
CHAP VJII Shipwreck
219
Building of the Fortress of La Navidad
231
Regulation of the Fortress of La Navidad Departure
237
BOOK V
243
Return Voyage Violent Storms Arrival at
252
Transactions at the Island of St Marys
260
Reception of Columbus at Palos
275
Reception of Columbus by the Spanish Court at Bar
281
Sojourn of Columbus at Barcelona Attentions paid
287
Papal Bull of Partition Preparations for a Second
294
Diplomatic Negotiations between the Courts of Spain
304
Further Preparations for the Second Voyage Character
310
BOOK VI
319
Cruise among the Caribbee Islands
332
Arrival at the Harbor of La Navidad Disaster of
339
Fortress
350
Expedition of Alonso de Ojeda to explore the Interior
363
Discontents at Isabella Mutiny of Bernal Diaz
371
Excursion of Juan de Luxan among the Mountains Cus
387
Arrival of Columbus at Isabella Sickness of
402
Distribution of the Spanish Forces in the Interior
409
BOOK VII
415
Discovery of Jamaica
422
Coasting of the Southern side of Caba
433
Return of Columbus along the Southern Coast of Caba
444
Coasting Voyage along the South side of Jamaica
452
BOOK VIII
9
Misconduct of Don Pedro Margarite and his Departure
16
Troubles with the Natives Blonza de Ojeda besieged
23
Measures of Columbus to restore the quiet of the Island
30
Arrival of Antonio de Torres with four Ships from Spain
40
Subjugation of the Natives Imposition of Tribute 51
51
Intrigues against Columbus in the Court of Spain
60
Speculations of Columbus concerning the Coast of Paria 139
139
BOOK XI
149
Establishment of a Chain of Military Posts Insurrection
159
The Adelantado repairs to Xaragua to receive Tribute 168
168
Conspiracy of Roldan 174
174
The Adelantado repairs to the Vega in relief of Fort
182
Second Insurrection of Guarionex and his flight to
189
BOOK XII
203
Negotiation of the Admiral with the Rebels Departure
210
Arrangement with the Rebels 217
217
Another Mutiny of the Rebels and Second Arrange
230
several of the Rebels for Spain 237
237
of the Island Roldan sent to meet him 243
243
Maneuvres of Roldan and Ojeda 249
249
BOOK XIII
259
Arrival of Bodadilla at San Domingo His violent
269
Columbus summoned to appear before Bobadilla 276
276
Sensation in Spain on the Arrival of Columbus in Irons
291
Contemporary Voyages of Discovery 297
297
Nicholas de Ovando appointed to supersede Bobadilla 303
303
Proposition of Columbus relative to the Recovery of
315
Preparations of Columbus for a Fourth Voyage of Dis
321
BOOK XV
329
Voyage along the Coast of Honduras 338
338
Voyage along the Mosquito Coast and Transactions
346
Voyage along Coast Rica Speculations concerning
353
Discovery of Puerto Bello and El Retrete Columbus
359
Return to Veragua The Adelantado explores
365
Commencement of a Settlement on the river Belen
375
Disasters of the Settlement 385
385
Distress of the Admiral on board of his Ship Ultimate
391
Departure from the Coast of Veragua Arrival at
399
BOOK XVI
405
Mutiny of Porras 415
415
Scarcity of Provisions Stratagem of Columbus to obtain
424
Voyage of Diego Mendez and Bartholomew Fiesco in
435
Overtures of Columbus to the Mutineers Battle of
442
BOOK XVII
453
Massacre at Xaragua Fate of Anacaona 459
459
War with the Natives of Higuey
468
Close of the War with HigueyFate of Cotabanama
475
BOOK XVIII
483
Illness of Columbus at Seville Application to the Crown
491
Columbus arrives at Court Fruitless Application to
500
Death of Columbus 809
509
Observations on the Character of Columbus
516

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PÓgina 164 - ... and splendid dress of the Spaniards. The admiral particularly attracted their attention, from his commanding height, his air of authority, his dress of scarlet, and the deference which was paid him by his companions; all which pointed him out to be the commander.
PÓgina 88 - Is there any one so foolish," he asks, " as to believe that there are antipodes with their feet opposite to ours ; people who walk with their heels upward, and their heads hanging down ? That there is a part of the world in which all things are topsyturvy : where the trees grow with their branches downward, and where it rains, hails and snows upward ? The idea of the roundness of the earth...
PÓgina 159 - The breeze had been fresh all day, with more sea than usual, and they had made great progress. At sunset they had stood again to the west, and were ploughing the waves at a rapid rate, the Pinta keeping the lead, from her superior sailing.
PÓgina 163 - Their veering about, apparently without effort, and the shifting and furling of their sails, resembling huge wings, filled them with astonishment. When they beheld their boats approach the shore, and a number of strange beings clad in glittering steel or raiment of various colors landing upon the beach, they fled in affright to the woods.
PÓgina 160 - ... before him, covered with darkness ! That it was fruitful, was evident from the vegetables which floated from its shores. He thought, too, that he perceived in the balmy air the fragrance of aromatic groves.
PÓgina 168 - It still retains the name of San Salvador, which he gave to it, though called by the English Cat Island. The light which he had seen the evening previous to his making land may have been on Watling's island, •which lies a few leagues to the east. San Salvador is one of the great cluster of the Lucayos or Bahama islands, which stretch southeast and northwest from the coast of Florida to Hispaniola, covering the northern coast of Cuba.
PÓgina 165 - Their hair was not crisped, like the recently-discovered tribes of the African coast, under the same latitude, but straight and coarse, partly cut short above the ears, but some locks were left long behind and falling upon their shoulders. Their features, though obscured and disfigured by paint, were agreeable ; they had lofty foreheads and remarkably fine eyes. They were of moderate stature and well shaped...
PÓgina 77 - ... gracing, as it did, a wonderful firmness of purpose, and earnestness of spirit. Though strongly attached to her husband, and studious of his fame, yet she always maintained her distinct rights as an allied prince. She exceeded him in beauty, in personal dignity, in acuteness of genius, and in grandeur of soul. ' Combining the active and resolute qualities of man with the softer charities of woman, she mingled in the...
PÓgina 281 - ... him. His entrance into this noble city has been compared to one of those triumphs which the Romans were accustomed to decree to conquerors. First were paraded the Indians, painted according to their savage fashion, and decorated with...
PÓgina 155 - Nina, however, being a good sailer, pressed forward to ascertain the fact. In a little while a flag was hoisted at her mast-head, and a gun discharged, being the preconcerted signals for land. New • joy was awakened throughout the little squadron, and every eye was turned to the west. As they advanced, however, their cloud-built hopes faded away, and before evening the fancied land had again melted into air.69 The crews now sank into a degree of dejection proportioned to their recent excitement;...

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