The Lusiads of Camoens Volume 2

The Lusiads of Camoens Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...convenha: Escreve a seu irmao, que lhe mandasse A fazenda, com que se resgatasse. xciv. Vem a fazenda a terra, aonde logo A agasalhou o infame Catual: Com ella ficam Alvaro e Diogo; Que a podessem vender pelo que vaL Se mais que obrigacao, que mando e rogo, No peito vil o premio pode e val, Bem o mostra o Gentio a quem o entenda; Pois o Gama soltou pela fazenda: xcv. Por ella o solta, crendo que alli tinha Penhor bastante, donde recebesse Interesse maior, do que lhe vinha, Se o Capitao mais tempo detivesse. Elle vendo, que ja lhe nao convinha Tornar a terra; porque nao podesse Ser mais retido, sendo as naos chegado, Nellas estar se deixa descansado. xcn. He tells him all the goods that he has brought, As saleable, forthwith on shore.to send, That by degrees they may be changed and bought, For, if not commerce, war must be his end. Gama, though well he knows the wicked thought, Which the vile bosom, hidden, doth intend, Consents; because, in truth, he knows that he Will purchase with his goods his liberty. xcnr. It is agreed the negro shall supply Befitting launches for the wares to go; His own he will not place in jeopardy, To be detained or taken by the foe: -The almades now upon their message ply, To seek the Hesperian wares which best may show: He writes his brother that such goods he send, As may by ransom his detention end. xciv. Of all the goods, so soon as brought on shore, The shameless Catual himself possessed; Alvaro and Diogo watched the store, That all might be disposed of, at the best. Whether on worthless bosom greed weighs more Than duty, work, or order, and request, The Gentoo proves to any one who cares; For Gama he released, to get the wares. xcv. For them he frees him, thinking..show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236509951
  • 9781236509956