Lineage, Life and Labors of Jos Rizal, Philippine Patriot

Cover image for

Download


Author: Austin Craig
Language: English
Wordcount: 63,113 / 193 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 41.7
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 343
mnybks.net#: 1939
Genres: History, Biography
Excerpt

experience might have been avoided. And the free space about the walls was cleared of buildings only after these same buildings had helped to make the same occupation of the city easier, yet there were many in Manila who foresaw the danger but feared to foretell it.

Had the people of Spain been free to criticise the Spaniards' way of waiting to do things until it is too late, that nation, at one time the largest and richest empire in the world, would probably have been saved from its loss of territory and its present impoverished condition. And had the early Filipinos, to whom splendid professions and sweeping promises were made, dared to complain of the Peninsular policy of procrastination--the "mañana" habit, as it has been called--Spain might have been spared Doctor Rizal's terrible but true indictment that she retarded Philippine progress, kept the Islands miserably ruled for 333 years and in the last days of the nineteenth century was still permitting mediaeval malpractices. Rizal did not believe tha

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Lineage, Life and Labors of Jos Rizal, Philippine Patriot  by Austin Craig - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for Lineage, Life and Labors of Jos Rizal, Philippine Patriot  by Austin Craig - Free eBook

Loose Ends

A California Corwin P. I. Mystery
David VanDyke

"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking... Read more

Cover image for Lineage, Life and Labors of Jos Rizal, Philippine Patriot  by Austin Craig - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Lineage, Life and Labors of Jos Rizal, Philippine Patriot  by Austin Craig - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Lineage, Life and Labors of Jos Rizal, Philippine Patriot  by Austin Craig - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Lineage, Life and Labors of Jos Rizal, Philippine Patriot  by Austin Craig - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Art of War
by Sun Tzu
Forty-Six Years in the Army
by John M. Schofield
Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
by Jens Christian Aaberg
The Age of Big Business
by Burton J. Hendrick
...After a Few Words...
by Gordon Randall Garrett
''Abe'' Lincoln's Yarns and Stories
by Alexander K. McClure

See more popular titles from this genre.