from any possible line of route taken from the Lesser Syrtes
to Leptis. Dean Merivale states that the inhospitable sands
extended for seven days' journey, and ranks the march as one
of the greatest exploits in Roman military history.
Described by the names known to modern geography, it was
from the Gulf of Cabes to Cape Africa. Pope, in a letter to
Henry Cromwell, dated November 11, 1710, makes some caustic
remarks on the geography of this book. (See "Pope's Works",
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- 1either a watch or a clock; and an old man who was supposed
- 2for this voyage were thus brought to an end. To his greatdelight
- 3maintain his own character against the attacks ofthe disaffected
- 4 Columbus satisfied himself that he left the island
- 5damp freshness in the air of the passage, and a sort of
- 6since it wasbrought from Castile. These, the Spaniards
- 7not for its value.The Admiral decided to go to the cacique
- 8Bartholomew Columbuswas in England on the tenth of February,
- 9In three strides he found his foot splashing in water.
- 10soon. Calling to their attention the distance theyhad sailed,
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- nearly pure Indian inhabitants. They were much surprised
- found one of theAsiatic missions of the Church. Columbus
- Columbus had hoped, with reason, to send back a part
- he was urginghis cause and that it was not enough that
- golden dragon. Max pulled the keys from his pocket, and
- of this country is Paria. Of these he took on boardfour.
- tocommute the sentences of criminals who had been sentenced
- to a knowledge of thechristian religion and of the Spanish
- Was it, though, the ever beautiful blossoms of hollyhocks
- with affliction by thedeath of Prince Juan; and it seemed