In order that Cacambo might satisfy his curiosity about the country

In order that Cacambo might satisfy his curiosity about the country

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In order that Cacambo might satisfy his curiosity about the country, the friendly host took him to see  an elderly retired courtier. This man lived in a modest home, one with only a silver door and gold  paneling in the apartments, which were adorned only with rubies and emeralds. He received the two  visitors on a sofa stuffed with humming bird feathers, served them drinks in diamond vases, and  proceeded to tell them about himself and the kingdom. They learned that their host was one hundred  and seventy-two years old and that his father had taught him the history of the country. That country  had been the ancient kingdom of the Incas, who imprudently had left it to conquer part of the world  and were finally destroyed by the Spaniards. But the wiser Incan prince remained in this country,  and, with popular consent, ruled that no others should leave it, thus their innocence and happiness  were preserved. The Spaniards had learned something about the country, which they call Eldorado.  And an Englishman named Walter Raleigh nearly reached it a hundred years ago, but the 
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