The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 27, July 1923 - April, 1924 Page: 241
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The Expedition of Pdnfilo de Narv'dez 241
all of them suffered more than those said three heroes, even if you put
with them Perseus with his Medusa; who did not wander as did these.
"Oh, accursed gold! Oh! such dangerous gains and treasures! Oh!
marten sable furs! I well believe that if the price of such a robe be
reckoned (as this history says was left to Narvaez when they stoned him)
that while the price of those cloaks worn in winter by the princes and
lords of Europe may be greater and may be more esteemed; they
are purchased with money, while the price of this other was blood and
human lives; and even so they could not bring it out from among those
"Let us return to this history, of which we have not reached the end,
although of all the people who came with Narvaez but a few men remain,
as we shall learn in the following chapter, proceeding with this same
relation of this gentleman, Alvar Nuiez Cabeza de Vaca anid his com-
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