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The beauty of the island and the hospitality of the natives, however,were not enough to dispose the crews to continuethisexploration further.
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It was executed in a nike free bay at the cheap nike free run 2 extreme southwestern corner of Cuba. Ithas been remarked by Munoz, that at that moment, in that place, a shipboy at the masthead could have looked over the group of low islands andseen th nike free run plus e open sea, which would have shown that Cuba was an island.
Cheap Nike Free Run 3/5.0 Runners Shoes Australia Womens/Mens Sale The facts, which were controlling, were these, that the vessels wereleaky and the crews sick and discontented. On the thirteenth of June,Columbus stood to the southeast. He discovered the island now known asthe Island of Pines. He called it Evangelista. He anchored here and took inwater. In an interview, not unlike that described, in which the old Cubanexpressed his desire to return with Columbus, it is said that anEvangelistan chief made the same offer, but was withheld by theremonstrances, of his wife and children. A similar incident is reported inthe visit to Ja nike free trainers uk maica, which nike free review soon followed. Columbus made a carefulexamination of that island. Then he crossed to Hispaniola, where, from theIndians, he received such accounts from the new town of Isabella asassured h nike free run 2 review im that all was well there.
With his own indomitable zeal, he determined now to go to the Caribislands and administer to them the vengeance he had ready. Bu Nike Free Run t his ownframe was not strong enough for his will. He sank exhausted, in a sort oflethargy. The officers of his ship, supposing he was dying, put about thevessels and the little squadron arrived, none too soon as it proved, atIsabella.
He was as resolute as ever in his determination to crush the Caribs,and prevent their incursions upon those innocent islanders to whom he hadmade so many promises of protection. But he fell ill, and for a short timeat least was wholly unconscious. nike free running shoes The officers in command took occasionof his illness, and of their right to manage the vessels, to turn back to thecity of Isabella. He arrived there „as one half dead,“ and his explorationsand dis coveries for this voyage were thus brought to an end. To his greatdelight he found there his brother Bartholomew, whom he had not seen foreight years. Bartholomew had accompanied Diaz in the famous voyage inwhich he discovered the Cape of Good Hope. Returning to Europe in 1488he had gone to England, with a message from Christopher Columbus,asking King Henry the Seventh to interest himself in the great adventurehe proposed.

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