A man standing on the sea-shore Absent for a little time, and his organisation went to pieces All days, however hard, have an evening, and all journeys an end Amerigo Vespucci And every one goes naked and unashamed At last extricate himself from the theological stupor Attempts that have been made to glorify him socially Bede, in the eighth century, established it finally (sphericity) Began to offer bargains to the Almighty Believed that the Spaniards came from heaven Biography which obscures the truth with legends and pretences Cannibal epicures did not care for the flesh of women and boys Christian era denied the theory of the roundness of the earth Columbus, calling for an egg, laid a wager Columbus never once mentions his wife Columbus's habit of being untruthful in regard to his own past Cooling off in his enthusiasm as the pastime became a task Desire to get a great deal of money without working for it Diminishing object to the wet eyes of his mother, sailed away Dogs wagged their tails, but that never barked Establishment of ten footmen and twenty other servants Exchanging the natives for cattle First known discovery of tobacco by Europeans First organised transaction of slavery on the part of Columbus Freed by force and with guns Having issued three Bulls in twenty- four hours, he desisted He had a way of rising above petty indignities He was a great stickler for the observances of religion Hearts quick to burn, quick to forget Heretics were being burned every year by the Grand Inquisitor High time, indeed, that they should be taught to wear clothing Idea of importing black African labour to the New World Ideas to him were of more value than facts If there were no results, there would be no rewards Inclined to be pompous Irving: so inaccurate, so untrue to life, and so profoundly dull Islands in that sea had their greatest length east and west Juan Ponce de Leon, the discoverer of Florida Learn the blessings of Christianity under the whip Lives happily in our dreams, as blank as sunshine Logic is irresistible if you only grant the first little step Loose way in which the term India was applied in the Middle Ages Man with a Grievance Man of single rather than manifold ideas More than a touch of crafty and elaborate dissimulation Nautical phrase "make it so." Never to deal with subordinates No more troubled by any wonder, sleeps at last No Spanish women accompanied it (2d expedition) Nothing so ludicrous as an Idea to those who do not share it Only confirmative evidence remained Patience which holds men back from theorising Presence of the owner makes the horse fat Professors of Christ brought not peace, but a sword Religion has in our days fallen into decay Saw potatoes also, although they did not know what they were Sea of Darkness Seeking to hire the protection of the Virgin She must either sin or be celibate Shifts and deceits that he practised Spaniards sometimes hanged thirteen of them in a row Spaniards undertook to teach the heathen the Christian religion St. Chrysostom opposed the theory of the earth's roundness Stayed till night to eat their sop for fear of seeing (weevils) Stuffed so full indeed that eyes and ears are closed Tasks that are the common heritage of all small boys Terror and amazement; they had never seen horses before The cross and the sword, the whip-lash and the Gospel The great thing in those days was to discover something The missionary walked beside the slave- driver The terrified seamen making vows to the Virgin Theologians, however, proved equal to the occasion There is deception and untruth somewhere They saw the past in the light of the present Took himself and the world very seriously Vague longing and unrest that is the life-force of the world When the pot boils the scum rises to the surface Who never could meet any trouble without grumbling
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