Christopher Columbus and the New World of His Discovery

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Author: Filson Young
Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 162,672 / 455 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.2
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 980
Added to site: 2006.10.08
mnybks.net#: 14929
Genre: History
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he sea: he stands there upon the shore, arrested, wondering. He lives,--this man of our figure; he proceeds, as all must proceed, with the task and burden of life. One by one its miracles are unfolded to him; miracles of fire and cold, and pain and pleasure; the seizure of love, the terrible magic of reproduction, the sad miracle of death. He fights and lusts and endures; and, no more troubled by any wonder, sleeps at last. But throughout the days of his life, in the very act of his rude existence, this great tumultuous presence of the sea troubles and overbears him. Sometimes in its bellowing rage it terrifies him, sometimes in its tranquillity it allures him; but whatever he is doing, grubbing for roots, chipping experimentally with bones and stones, he has an eye upon it; and in his passage by the shore he pauses, looks, and wonders. His eye is led from the crumbling snow at his feet, past the clear green of the shallows, beyond the furrows of the nearer waves, to the calm blue of the distance; and in his

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