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Page 161 - Gentlemen, what does this mean ? Chops and Tomato Sauce, Yours Pickwick. Chops! gracious heavens ! and tomato sauce ! Gentlemen, is the happiness of a sensitive and confiding female to be trifled away by such shallow artifices as these? The next has no date whatever, which is in itself suspicious ; "Dear Mrs. B. I shall not be at home till to-morrow, slow coach," And then follows this very remarkable expression: "don't trouble yourself about the warming-pan.
Page 442 - Ovando adopted the following system," says Helps; "he distributed Indians amongst the Castillians, giving to one man fifty, to another a hundred; with a deed that ran thus: 'to you, such a one, is given an encomienda of so many Indians, with such a Cacique, and you are to teach them the things of our Holy Catholic Faith'.
Page 162 - Strange, that the New World should have no better luck, — that broad America must wear the name of a thief. Amerigo Vespucci, the pickle-dealer at Seville, who went out, in 1499, a subaltern with Hojeda, and whose highest naval rank was boatswain's mate in an expedition that never sailed, managed in this lying world to supplant Columbus, and baptize half the earth with his own dishonest name.
Page 339 - At, Phoebi nondum patiens, immanis in antro bacchatur vates, magnum si pectore possit excussisse deum ; tanto magis ille fatigat os rabidum, fera corda domans, fingitque premendo.
Page 1 - But in truth the first fateful note that heralded the coming English supremacy was sounded when John Cabot's tiny craft sailed out from the Bristol channel on a bright May morning of 1497.
Page 304 - when the other soldiers were reposing, I was tiring myself by writing. Neither fatigue, nor the ruggedness of the country, nor the mountains and rivers, nor intolerable hunger and suffering have ever been sufficient to obstruct my two duties ; namely, writing, and following my flag and my captain without fault.
Page 477 - I believe he could not have done unless the times had been favourable ; for such is the reverence they bear to the Church here, and so holy a conceit they have of all ecclesiastics, that the greatest don in Spain will tremble to offer the meanest of them any outrage or affront.