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Quito 1809: In Defense of Religion, King, and Patria

It’s an important day in Ecuadorian History– we know this, of course, because one of the three main north-south corridor streets in Quito is named 10 de agosto (10th of August). Two hundred years ago today, on the 10th of

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Fun with Google Books – 2 Agosto 1810

A recent post by Felipe Castro at Clíotropos reminded me to engage in my semi-annual search of the term “Quito” in Google Books. (By the way, Castro and H-Mex have put together a delicious page as an online catalogue to

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Hacer juicio ú dictamen acerca de alguna cosa... significando que el objeto excita el juicio ú dictamen en la persona que le hace.

Deducir ante el Juez la accion ú derecho que se tiene, ó las excepciones que excluyen la accion contrária.

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Chad Black

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