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  • The quotes of Christopher Columbus include "I found that part of it towards San Salvador extending from north to south five leagues, and the other side which we coasted along, ran from east to west more than ten leagues.", "Tomorrow morning before we depart, I intend to land and see what can be found in the neighborhood.", "These people are very unskilled in arms... with 50 men they could all be subjected and made to do all that one wished.", "Their houses are all built in the shape of tents, with very high chimneys." and "The air soft as that of Seville in April, and so fragrant that it was delicious to breathe it.".
  • Christopher Columbus
    Christopher Columbus
    "I found that part of it towards San Salvador extending from north to south five leagues, and the other side which we coasted along, ran from east to west more than ten leagues."

  • "Tomorrow morning before we depart, I intend to land and see what can be found in the neighborhood."

  • "These people are very unskilled in arms... with 50 men they could all be subjected and made to do all that one wished."

  • "Their houses are all built in the shape of tents, with very high chimneys."

  • "The air soft as that of Seville in April, and so fragrant that it was delicious to breathe it."

  • "Sailed this day nineteen leagues, and determined to count less than the true number, that the crew might not be dismayed if the voyage should prove long."

  • "No one should fear to undertake any task in the name of our Saviour, if it is just and if the intention is purely for His holy service."

  • "I saw a boy of the crew purchasing javelins of them with bits of platters and broken glass."

  • "I ordered each man to be presented with something, as strings of ten or a dozen glass beads apiece, and thongs of leather, all which they estimated highly; those which came on board I directed should be fed with molasses."

  • "After having dispatched a meal, I went ashore, and found no habitation save a single house, and that without an occupant; we had no doubt that the people had fled in terror at our approach, as the house was completely furnished."

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