Of Arms I Sing

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Sunstone Press, 1990 - Fiction - 181 pages
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In this fictionalized history of New Mexico the author brings vividly to life Don Juan Onate's sixteenth-century establishment of the first permanent settlement in the American West. The novel touches on momentous events in history: The Spanish Inquisition, divisiveness among the Franciscans, and the native American revolt in the Southwest. A well-paced adventure story that brims with high dramas.
 

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Page 29 - I answer that, It must be said that every evil in some way has a cause. For evil is the absence of the good, which is natural and due to a thing. But that anything fail from its natural and due disposition can come only from some cause drawing it out of its proper disposition. For a heavy thing is not moved upwards except by some impelling force; nor does an agent fail in its action except...

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