The life and voyages of Christopher Columbus; to which are added those of his companions. Author's revised ed, Volum 1

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Pàgina 272 - ... the heathen for an inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for a possession.
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Pàgina 148 - Columbus, who was disposed for all kinds of agreeable impressions, was delighted with the purity and suavity of the atmosphere, the crystal transparency of the sea, and the extraordinary beauty of the vegetation.
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Pàgina 151 - As Columbus supposed himself to have landed on an island at the extremity of India, he called the natives by the general appellation of Indians, which was universally adopted before the true nature of his discovery was known, and has since been extended to all the aboriginals of the New World.
Pàgina 260 - All these he pronounced mere harbingers of greater discoveries he had yet to make, which would add realms of incalculable wealth to the dominions of their majesties, and whole .nations of proselytes to the true faith.
Pàgina 150 - ... benignity. They now supposed that the ships had sailed out of the crystal firmament which bounded their horizon, or had descended from above on their ample wings, and that these marvellous beings were inhabitants of the skies.

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