Letters on South America: Comprising Travels on the Banks of the Paraná and Rio de la Plata, Volume 2

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Page 81 - Coleccion de Arengas en el foro y Escritos del Dr. Don Mariano Moreno.
Page 263 - Clay, of the house of representatives of the United States, by stating that, " The Republic of the United Provinces of South America comprehends, with some exceptions, the same territory as the viceroyalty of Rio de la Plata, which was established in 1778 ; it extends from the 16th to the 45th degree of south latitude, [nearly ten degrees north of Magellan's Strait,] from the left margin of the Lake Titicaca on the north, to the coast of Patagonia on the south.
Page 264 - Peru comprehends the provinces of Potosi, Charcas or La Plata, Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz de la Sierra or Puno, Moxos, and Chiquitos ; and the...
Page 291 - Ayres than the carts and carters. The former are vehicles with large wooden axles, and most enormous wheels, so high that the spokes are about eight feet in diameter, towering above both horses and driver ; he rides one of the animals.
Page 291 - The first sight you have of these clumsy vehicles is on your landing. They drive off like so many bathing-machines to your hotel, a dozen carters, just like a dozen porters here, struggling in rude contention for the preference in carrying ashore passengers and their luggage.
Page 264 - ... America, comprehends, with some exceptions, the same territory as the viceroyalty of Rio de la Plata, which was established in 1778. It extends from the 16th to the 45th degree of south latitude; from the left margin of the lake Titicaca, which lies between the two cordilleras of Peru, on the north, and to the coast of Patagonia on the south.
Page 251 - Talibus orabat dictis, arasque tenebat, cum sic orsa loqui vates : ' Sate sanguine divom, 125 Tros Anchisiade, facilis descensus Averno ; noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis ; sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hie labor est.

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