The Life of Pizarro Arthur Helps

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Published: December 3rd 2014

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The Life of Pizarro  by  Arthur Helps

The Life of Pizarro by Arthur Helps
December 3rd 2014 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 223 pages | ISBN: | 8.60 Mb

Conspiracies are mostly very dramatic things- but there is not any conspiracy more dramatic than that which led to the death of Pizarro. From the first you feel, even when ignorant of the result, that a man so confiding as Pizarro was, so confidentMoreConspiracies are mostly very dramatic things- but there is not any conspiracy more dramatic than that which led to the death of Pizarro. From the first you feel, even when ignorant of the result, that a man so confiding as Pizarro was, so confident in the goodness of his cause, merely because it was good, is meant to be a victim.

There are few scenes in history more touching than that which took place in the interview between Pizarro and Juan de Rada, the chief of the conspirators- and never do Pizarros best qualities—namely, clemency, candour, truthfulness, and reliance upon justice, shine forth more conspicuously than in that interview.After all, it must be acknowledged that Pizarro was not one of the least admirable of those men who have earned a great, though sorrowful renown, from having taken a leading part in the Spanish Conquest in America...



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