The Aztec Treasure-House

The Aztec Treasure-House
A Romance of Contemporary Antiquity

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The Aztec Treasure-House by Thomas A. Janvier

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1890

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The Aztec Treasure-House
A Romance of Contemporary Antiquity

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An adult adventure story on the concept of surviving Aztec antiquities... literate, seriously planned and written.

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phic spirit of St. Francis of Assisi seemed to live again. But by this way coming to such tangible evidence of the survival in the present time of forces which were born into the world six hundred years ago, my thoughts took a natural turn to my own especial interests; and, by perhaps not over-strong analogy, I reasoned that if this monk still lived so closely to the letter and to the spirit of the Rule that St. Francis, six centuries back, gave to his order, most reasonably might I hope to find still quick something of the life that was in full vigor in Mexico only a little more than half that many centuries ago.

We turned off from the Calle Principal by the little old church of La Cruz, and passed onward across the market-place, where buying and selling went on languidly, and where a drowsy hum of talk made a rhythmic setting to a scene that seemed to my unaccustomed eyes less a bit of real life than a bit lifted bodily from an opera. Facing the market-place was the ancient church; and the change was

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Not very different from other books of the genre. All the same, there are some original ideas in it. The story is rather good and it does not lack of adventure.
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