"[...]of his life, and solemnly provided for in his will. Let those who are disposed to faint under difficulties in the prosecution of any great and worthy undertaking, remember that eighteen years elapsed after the time that Columbus conceived his enterprise, before he was able to carry it into effect; that the greater part of that time was passed in almost hopeless solicitation, amidst poverty, neglect, and taunting ridicule; that the prime of his life had wasted away in the struggle; and that when his perseverance was finally crowned with success, he had reached his fifty-sixth year. Chapter Two. [...]."
- Paperback | 440 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 20.57mm | 607.81g
- 26 Apr 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations