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Text:"...292 VASCODAGAMA AND HIS SUCCESSORS by a shroff or money-changer. Every petty governor all over India coined at least his own copper, and travellers found that small change received in the morning..."
Date:Between 1460 and 1524
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Text:"...240 VASCODAGAMA AND HIS SUCCESSORS The figure of Francis Xavier, as it appears in the Jesuit histories, is larger than human. But the true secret of his mastery over men seems to have lain less..."
Date:Between 1460 and 1524
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Text:"...so VASCODAGAMA AND HIS SUCCESSORS from Mombasa, was sent ashore to greet the Raja and assure him of Vasco da Gamas goodwill. The answer, accompanied by a gift of three sheep..."
Date:Between 1460 and 1524
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Text:"...66 VASCODAGAMA AND HIS SUCCESSORS says that the missive recommended the Samuri to make curry of the severed members.^ Calicut was bombarded once more, and D. Vasco sailed away to load spices..."
Date:Between 1460 and 1524
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Text:"...40 VASCODAGAMA AND HIS SUCCESSORS were a memorable event, to be recorded with scrupulous care. At last, on All Saints Day, the ist of November, the weary mariners perceived some drifting strands..."
Date:Between 1460 and 1524
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Text:"...CHAPTER XVI D. VASCODAGAMA, VICEROY THE death of Albuquerque was followed by nine years of misrule in Portuguese India. At last, in 1524, King John III. decided to send out a man strong and honest..."
Date:Between 1460 and 1524
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Text:"...262 VASCODAGAMA AND HIS SUCCESSORS wisely refused to squander his resources in an enterprise from which nothing more marketable than glory was to be gained, and had withdrawn the Portuguese..."
Date:Between 1460 and 1524
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Text:"...viii VASCODAGAMA AND HIS SUCCESSORS similar reasons I have excluded from Appendix A many manuscripts which nobody can consult without paying a visit to Portugal. My thanks are due to those friends..."
Date:Between 1460 and 1524
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Text:"...I04 VASCODAGAMA AND HIS SUCCESSORS emporium famous throughout India, and the nucleus of a colonial empire. In the hands of a wise ruler weU served, Goa meant security, commerce, an assured status..."
Date:Between 1460 and 1524
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Text:"...29° VASCODAGAMA AND HIS SUCCESSORS Constantine, eager for heaven, burned the treasure. The whole affair was a piece of extravagance so monstrous that it was condemned even in Lisbon. It was also..."
Date:Between 1460 and 1524
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Text:"...40 VASCODAGAMA AND HIS SUCCESSORS were a memorable event, to be recorded with scrupulous care. At last, on All Saints Day, the ist of November, the weary mariners perceived some drifting strands..."
Date:Between 1460 and 1524
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Text:"...284 VASCODAGAMA AND HIS SUCCESSORS vary in almost every detail ; and of the entire Christian army not more than fifty survivors won back to the ships. Eighteen months afterwards, both King Manoels..."
Date:Between 1460 and 1524
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Text:"...192 VASCODAGAMA AND HIS SUCCESSORS though this did not prevent them from being inordinately jealous, and setting confidential slaves to watch their wives - a futUe device, which only enabled..."
Date:Between 1460 and 1524
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Text:"...146 VASCODAGAMA AND HIS SUCCESSORS the defenders to retire, warning them that the bastion was probably mined. They would have obeyed, but for the taunts of Diogo de Reynoso, D. Femaos guardian, who..."
Date:Between 1460 and 1524
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Text:"...274 VASCODAGAMA AND HIS SUCCESSORS and it became necessary to consecrate olive-groves and vineyards, to which the dead were carted away by convicts from the galleys. Some were buried where they had..."
Date:Between 1460 and 1524
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Text:"...246 VASCODAGAMA AND HIS SUCCESSORS contemporaries, be more or less a national trait inherited through his father, Rodrigues da Silva of Oporto ? This claim will seem the less unreasonable..."
Date:Between 1460 and 1524
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Text:"...148 VASCODAGAMA AND HIS SUCCESSORS the relieving army were secretly drafted into the fortress, by means of rope-ladders planted along the cliffs ; while a flotilla of small boats, with lights..."
Date:Between 1460 and 1524
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Text:"...VASCODAGAMA, 1497-1524 CHAPTER V ■ BY SEA TO INDIA : THE START BARTHOLOMEU DIAS had found the sea-gates of the Orient ; it remained for some mariner of equal daring to force them open. Wars..."
Date:Between 1460 and 1524
Publication place:London, England