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CHAPTER. VII. Ruins of Quirigua. — Visit to them. — Los Amates.— Pyramidal
Structure.— A Colossal Head.— An Altar. — A Collection of Monuments. —
Statues. — Character of the Ruins. — A lost City.— Purchasing a ruined City . . .
I must confess that I felt a strong impulse to lay the butt of a pistol over his head ;
and spurring my horse so that he sprang almost upon him, I wheeled short and
galloped out of the yard. With the alcalde and cura both against me, I had no ...
It was rolled up as carefully as a fractured leg, with nothing but the head and tail
visible ; and suspended by a string, was as easily carried as a basket. The young
man sighed over the miseries of the country, the distress and ruin caused by the ...
At dinner I had the seat of honour at the head of the table, and had made such
progress, that, if I had desired it, I would have ventured to broach the subject of
remaining another day ; and I owe it to the lady to say, that, having assented to
29 land, which it was customary to cross in a bungo, sending the mules around
the head of the gulf. I was advised that the latter was hazardous, as the Honduras
troops were marching upon San Salvador, and would seize them. I might save ...
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John Stephens was an American diplomat sent by the U.S. government in the 1840s to establish contact with the people of Central America and Southern Mexico, and in many cases was the first white ... Läs hela recensionen
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Stephens's book, first published in two volumes in 1841, has been abridged by Karl Ackerman, a freelance writer. Stephens made his journey in 1839-40, accompanied by an artist, Frederick Catherwood ... Läs hela recensionen
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Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan, Volym 2
John L. Stephens
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1871
Incidents of travel in Central America: Chiapas and Yucatan
John Lloyd Stephens
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1858
Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan;, Volym 1
John Lloyd Stephens
Ingen förhandsgranskning - 2017