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" Amidst a crowd of Indian nobles, preceded by three officers of state, bearing golden wands, they saw the royal palanquin blazing with burnished gold. It was borne on the shoulders of nobles, and over it a canopy of gaudy featherwork, powdered with jewels... "
Columbian Historical Novels - Page 161
by John Roy Musick - 1895
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History of the Conquest of Mexico: With a Preliminary View of the ..., Volume 2

William Hickling Prescott - 1843
...Amidst a crowd of Indian nobles, preceded by three officers of state, bearing golden wands,9 they saw the royal palanquin blazing with burnished gold. It...same rank. They were bare-footed, and walked with a slow, measured pace, and with eyes 7 Gonzalo de las Casas, Defen- of San Antonio. (Rel. Seg. de sa,...
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The Metropolitan, Volume 39

1844
...Amidst a crowd of Indian nobles, preceded by three officers of state, bearing golden wands, they saw the royal palanquin, blazing with burnished gold....the same rank. They were barefooted, and walked with a slow, measured pace, and with eyes bent down on the ground. When the train had come within a convenient...
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History of the Conquest of Mexico: With a Preliminary View of the ..., Volume 2

William Hickling Prescott - 1844
...the city from the Hospital of San Antonio. (Rel. Seg. de Cortes, p. 79, nota.) This burnished gold.9 It was borne on the shoulders of nobles, and over...same rank. They were bare-footed, and walked with a slow, measured pace, and with eyes bent on the ground. When the train had come within a convenient...
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The Manners, Customs, and Antiquities of the Indians of North and South America

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1844 - 336 pages
...Amidst a crowd of Indian nobles, preceded by three officers of state, bearing golden wands, they saw the royal palanquin blazing with burnished gold. It...shoulders of nobles, and over it a canopy of gaudy feather work, powdered with jewels, and fringed with silver, was supported by four attendants of the...
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Introduction to the American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Comprising ...

William Russell - 1845 - 288 pages
...Amidst a crowd of Indian nobles, preceded by three officers of state, bearing golden wands, they saw th,e royal palanquin, blazing with burnished gold....the same rank. They were barefooted, and walked with a slow, measured pace, and with eyes bent on the ground. When the train had come within a convenient...
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American Tableau, No.1: Sketches of Aboriginal Life

V. V. Vide - 1846 - 250 pages
...obsequious attendance around. It was preceded by three officers, bearing golden wands. Over it was a canopy of gaudy feather-work, powdered with- jewels, and fringed with silver, resting on four richly carved and inlaid pillars, and supported by four nobles of the same rank with...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1847
...nobles, and over it a canopy of gandy featherwork, powdered with jewels, and fringed with silver, and was supported by four attendants of the same rank. They were barefooted, and walked with a slow measured pace, and with eyes bent on the ground. When the train had come within a convenient...
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An Illuminated History of North America: From the Earliest Period to the ...

John Frost - 1854 - 706 pages
...three officers of state bearing golden wands, the Spaniards saw the royal palan quin of Montezuma, blazing with burnished gold. It was borne on the shoulders...featherwork, powdered with jewels, and fringed with silver, and was supported 58 THE CONQUEST OP MEXICO. by four attendants of the same rank. They were barefooted,...
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The American Encyclopedia of History, Biography and Travel, Comprising ...

William O. Blake - 1856 - 12 pages
...by three officers of state bearing golden wands, the Spaniards saw the royal palanquin of Montezuma, blazing with burnished gold. It was borne on the shoulders...featherwork, powdered with jewels, and fringed with silver, and was supported b/ four attendants of the same rank. They were barefooted, and walked with a slow...
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THE AMERICAN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY AND TRAVEL,CONFESSION ...

THOMAS H. PRESCOTT - 1856
...nobles, and over it a canopy of gaudy featherwork, powdered with jewels, and fringed with silver, and was supported by four attendants of the same rank. They were barefooted, and walked with a slow measured pace, and with eyes bent on the ground. When the train had come within a convenient...
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