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Compendio da relaçam, que veyo da India o anno de 1691

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Author: Vicente Barbosa
Published: 1692
Language: Portugues
Wordcount: 5,650 / 25 pg
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 639
Added to site: 2006.11.29
mnybks.net#: 15405
Genre: History
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seu Rey, o que ao Padre servio de tanta confusaõ, quanta era a sua humildade, & aos nossos de tanta admiraçaõ, quanta requeria taõ rara supplica.

Prostrouse aos pès do Varaõ Apostolico o bom velho do Angâ, para beijarlhe seu santo habito, a cuja imitaçaõ velhos, & moços, grandes, & pequenos, procuravaõ fazer o mesmo, huns se lançavaõ a seus pès, outros o abraçavaõ, & alguns ao menos o tocavaõ, & o Angâ queria logo, logo (ao que parece) abraçar nossa Santa Ley, pois (segundo deu a entender) a seguiria atè por ella perder a vida, se fosse necessario. Em consequencia do que, se offereceo a ir pessoalmente dar parte aos Senhores de Tomongùm, & Damaõ, Principes supremos, que habitaõ o interior daquella Ilha, hum dos quaes era seu genro; & para se determinarem as circunstancias da Embayxada, prometteo de vir ao outro dia, o

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