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Página 6 - AND it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.
Página 58 - Mountain and its Tomb of Adam; of India The Great, not as a dreamland of Alexandrian fables, but as a country seen and partially explored, with its virtuous...
Página 233 - Diaz del Castillo. Written by himself. Containing a True and Full Account of the Discovery and Conquest of Mexico and New Spain. Translated from the original Spanish by John Ingram Lockhart.
Página 321 - ... great pains ; their eyes are black and sharp, their expression mild and pleasant, greatly resembling the antique. I say nothing to your Majesty of the other parts of the body, which ^are all in good proportion and such as belong to wellformed...
Página 307 - Ethiopians; their hair is black and thick, and not very long, it is worn tied back upon the head in the form of a little tail. In person they are of good proportions, of middle stature, a little above our own, broad across the breast, strong in the arms, and well formed in the legs and other parts of the body; the only exception to their good looks is that they have broad faces, but not all, however, as we saw many that had sharp ones, with large black eyes and a fixed expression.
Página 310 - When these people saw him in this situation, they ran and took him up by the head, legs and arms, and carried him to a distance from the surf; the young man, finding himself borne off in this way, uttered very loud shrieks in fear and dismay, while they answered as they could in their language, showing him that he had no cause for fear.
Página 72 - Wherefore we may judge that those persons who connect the region in the neighborhood of the pillars of Hercules with that towards India, and who assert that in this way the sea is ONE, do not assert things very improbable.
Página 209 - ... year was discovered in the North, but which the Caravel could not reach on account of the ice and the vast quantity of snow ; and they are confirmed in this belief by the multitude of great rivers they found which certainly could not proceed from an island.