The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 2

Written by Himself Containing a True and Full Account of the Discovery and Conquest of Mexico and New Spain.

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Published: 1844
Language: English
Wordcount: 193,186 / 559 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 36
LoC Categories: CT, DP, F
Downloads: 896
Added to site: 2010.05.22
mnybks.net#: 27853
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: History
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ved still greater precaution, and always had four of the horse-patrol and an equal number of foot in advance to explore the defiles, as we had been informed on our march that a very formidable mountain pass had been blocked up by large trees which the enemy had felled when notice of our approach was received in Mexico and Tezcuco. During this day's march, however, we met with no kind of obstacle, and quartered ourselves for the night about twelve miles further on, at the foot of a mountain. Here we found it very cold, but kept a sharp look out. With break of day we continued our march further up the mountain, and speedily arrived where the mountain pass had been blocked up by felled trees, and a deep hollow had been made; but as we had great numbers of Tlascallans with us, we soon managed to clear away the trees, and to fill up the hole, so as to enable our cavalry to pass over, a company of crossbow-men and musketeers marching in advance. We now ascended the mountain for some time, and then descended a littl

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