Christopher Columbus Quote

Here the people could stand it no longer and complained of the long voyage; but the Admiral cheered them as best he could, holding out good hope of the advantages they would have. He added that it was useless to complain, he had come [to go] to the Indies, and so had to continue it until he found them, with the help of Our Lord.


Journal of the First Voyage, October 10, 1492

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Here the people could stand it no longer and complained of the long voyage; but the Admiral cheered them as best he could, holding out good hope of...

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Here the people could stand it no longer and complained of the long voyage; but the Admiral cheered them as best he could, holding out good hope of...

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Here the people could stand it no longer and complained of the long voyage; but the Admiral cheered them as best he could, holding out good hope of...

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Here the people could stand it no longer and complained of the long voyage; but the Admiral cheered them as best he could, holding out good hope of...