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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...to them the truth of the Holy Sacrament of matrimony; and the one that most contradicted this was an old Indian woman, a sorceress, who, under pretext of going to the country for firewood, took out four other women with her. These were good Christians and married accord ing to the rule of our Holy Mother Church; and going and coming, she kept persuading them that they should not consent to the method of marriage which the Father taught, for that which they used to use in their gentilism gentilidad was better. The which argument the good Christian women steadily:12-mpre, always resisted. And as they were arriving again already near the pueblo, the sorceress not ceasing from her sermon, and the heavens being clear and serene, a thunderbolt fell and slew that infernal mistress of the Demon, right between an medio de the good Christians who were resisting her evil doctrine. And they remained very free from the thunderbolt and very much confirmed in the truth of the Holy Sacrament of matrimony. Directly all the pueblo flocked thither; and seeing that rap aldm/ada, rap with adoor-knocker from heaven, all those who were living in secret concubinage got married, and believed very sincerely all which the Father taught them. He promptly made them a sermon there, upon the event; and he preaches to them all the feast-days, as is done in the rest of the Monasteries. The glory be to God our Lord. It is a land very cold, and most abundant in provisions bastimentos and flocks. ETURNING, then, backward to the position of the Queres nation, and going out twelve leagues to the West from its last pueblo, Santa Ana, one arrives at the Pain! of Acorns,' which has cost so many lives of Spaniards and friendly Indians, as well because it is of chopped-ofi...
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