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" Is there any one so foolish," he asks, " as to believe that there are antipodes with their feet opposite to ours : people who walk with their heels upward, and their heads hanging down ? That there is a part of the world in which all things are topsy-turvy... "
A history of the life and voyages of Christopher Columbus - Página 127
de Washington Irving - 1828
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Christopher Columbus

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - 1904 - 345 páginas
...of Colum bus, that the world was round. " Is there any one so foolish as to believe that there are antipodes, with their feet opposite to ours ; people...there is a part of the world in which all things are topsy turvy ; where the trees grow with their branches downward, and where it rains, hails, and snows...
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Columbus the Discoverer

Frederick Albion Ober - 1906 - 299 páginas
...citations from a revered religious writer: "Is there any one so foolish as to believe that there are antipodes, with their feet opposite to ours ; people...trees grow with their branches downward, and where the hail, rain, and snow fall upward?" For a man to defend the theory of the earth's rotundity, and...
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THE REAL AMERICA IN ROMANCE

JOHN R. MUSICK - 1907
...friar read: " 'Is there any one so foolish as to believe there are antipodes with their feet opposite ours; people who walk with their heels upward and...the world in which all things are topsy-turvy; where trees grow with their branches downward, and where it rains, hails, and snows upward? The idea of the...
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The Real America in Romance: With Reading Courses, Being a ..., Volumen 1

John Roy Musick - 1908
...friar read: " 'Is there any one so foolish as to believe there are antipodes with their feet opposite ours; people who walk with their heels upward and...the world in which all things are topsy-turvy; where trees grow with their branches downward, and where it rains, hails, and snows upward? The idea of the...
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The Historians' History of the World, Volumen 22

Henry Smith Williams - 1907
...unworthy of so grave a theologian. " Is there any one so foolish," he asks, " as to believe that there are antipodes with their feet opposite to ours; people who walk with their heels upward, and then- heads hanging down? That there is a part of the world in which all things are topsy-turvy: where...
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The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative ..., Volumen 22

Henry Smith Williams - 1909
...theologian. " Is there any one so foolish," he asks, "as to believe that there are antipodes with then- feet opposite to ours; people who walk with their heels upward, and then- heads hanging down? That there is a part of the world in which all things are topsy-turvy: where...
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Old Panama and Castilla del Oro: a narrative history of the discovery ...

Charles Loftus Grant Anderson - 1911 - 559 páginas
...sea." Likewise Lactantius, who had said : "Is there anyone so foolish as to believe that there are Antipodes, with their feet opposite to ours ; people who walk with their heels upwards and their heads hanging down — where everything is topsy-turvey ; where the trees grow with...
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Romanism a Menace to the Nation: (a New and Original Work) Together with My ...

Jeremiah J. Crowley - 1912 - 701 páginas
...ridiculing the globular theory of the earth : "Is there any one so foolish as to believe that there are antipodes with their feet opposite to ours — people...with their heels upward and their heads hanging down ?" And St. Augustine declared it impossible that races on the opposite side of the earth could have...
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The Dawn of American History in Europe

William Lewis Nida - 1912 - 373 páginas
...their feet toward ours : people who walk with their heels upward and their heads hanging down : where trees grow with their branches downward and where it rains, hails, and snows upward? " And he laughed Columbus to scorn. So at this time nothing was done by the Spanish rulers to aid our...
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Daybreak: A Story of the Age of Discovery

Elizabeth Miller - 1915 - 430 páginas
...emphasis: "Is there any one so foolish as to believe that there are antipodes, with their feet opposite ours, people who walk with their heels upward and...the world in which all things are topsyturvy; where trees grow with their branches downward; where it rains, hails, and snows upward? The idea of the roundness...
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