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The Admiral knew that he had made the Azores, he had been steadily directing the course that way; some of the seamen thought they were at Madeira, and some hopeful ones thought they saw the rock of Cintra in Portugal.
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He caused the crew to draw lots to send to Notre Dame de la Cintra, at the island of Huelva, a pilgrim who should come there in his shirt.
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In 1809 I saw him often: in the spring of that year, I happened to be in London; and Mr. Wordsworth's tract on the Convention of Cintra being at that time in the printer's hands, I superintended the publication of it; and, at Mr. Wordsworth's request, I added a long note on Spanish affairs which is printed in the Appendix.
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Translated from the original Portuguese on a marble slab in the garden of Don Juan De Castro_,_ at Cintra_. Tiny fields in charming order, Which the jagged forests border; Sheltered valleys downward wending, ’Midst the rocks to heaven ascending; Silvery fountains turbid never, Foliage dense which bloometh ever; Ceaseless Zephyrs gently playing, Satyrs, fawns by thousands straying; Nymphs, with fair bewitching faces, Form of Cintra’s clime the graces. 1840.
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At the end of four or five days I started for Cintra, distant about four leagues from Lisbon, situate on a ledge of the northern declivity of a wild and picturesque mountain.
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Cintra contains about eight hundred inhabitants, and in its environs are many magnificent _quintas_ or country seats of some of the first families in Portugal; it is likewise a royal residence, for at its north-eastern side stands an ancient palace, which though unfurnished is preserved in [good repair], and which was the favourite residence of the ancient kings.
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At length I departed for Mafra; the principal part of the way lay over steep and savage hills, very dangerous for horses, and I had reason to repent, before I got back to Cintra, that I had not mounted one of the sure-footed mules of the country.
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About noon that day, we made the Burlings, a cluster of rocks forty miles north of Lisbon, and just before sunset, a transient lifting of the clouds revealed the Rock of Cintra, at the mouth of the Tagus.
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Nos deux poètes débarquèrent à Lisbonne, visitèrent avec empressement Cintra, endroit, dit Lord Byron, le plus délicieux de l'Europe, et le château de Mafra, orgueil du Portugal.
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Some said it was the island of Madeira, others that it was the rock of Cintra, in Portugal, near Lisbon.
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When it was light, the Admiral knew the land, which was the rock of Cintra, near the river of Lisbon, and he resolved to run in because there was nothing else to be done.
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Examples of Cintra

Example #1
Columbus did not land till the eighteenth, when he sent some men on shore, upon the island of Santa Maria.
Example #2
With a heavy wind astern, so that the sea frequently broke over the little Nina, she made eastward rapidly, and at daybreak on the fifteenth they saw land.
Example #3
But God was good enough to save him.
Example #4
The lot fell upon himself.
Example #5
On the contrary, he appeared to me a very liberal and generous man: and I well remember that, whilst he refused to accept of any thing from me, he compelled me to receive as presents all the books which he published during my acquaintance with him: two of these, corrected with his own hand, viz.
Example #6
And I now mention it, because I have seen him charged in print with a selfish regard to his own pecuniary interest.