The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard:|
might have purchased back her life. But after all it was a noble
infirmity, for he thought little of himself and had gone through
much to win her.
Of my voyage to Cadiz, to which port I had learned that de Garcia's
ship was bound, there is little to be told. We met with contrary
winds in the Bay of Biscay and were driven into the harbour of
Lisbon, where we refitted. But at last we came safely to Cadiz,
having been forty days at sea.
ANDRES DE FONSECA
Now I shall dwell but briefly on all the adventures which befell me