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The remark comes to mind while reading The Selected Letters of Norman Mailer.Mailer’s Letters Pack a Punch and a Surprising Degree of Sweetness|Ronald K. Fried|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some, like Norman Mailer, adopted the cooler pose of being casually interested in the possibility.
Before the 16thcentury, Spanish conquest, the Aztecs saw the skull as a symbol of rebirth.
Experts hypothesize the painting represents the “conquest dance,” a Christian conversion ritual still performed to this day.7 Historically Significant Artifacts Rescued by Happenstance|The Daily Beast|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But while Norman sympathizes with the fear, he does not believe in its validity.
When Cortez made conquest of Mexico in 1519 smoking seemed to be a common as well as an ancient custom among the natives.
They threw down their weapons with sullen obedience and the first great step towards the re-conquest of India was taken.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Ferdinand de Soto sailed from Havana with ten ships for the conquest of Florida.
Bonaparte with an immense armament sailed from Toulon for the conquest of Egypt.
Before leaving for France the Emperor had drawn up a cut and dried plan for the systematic conquest of the whole Peninsula.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
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The overthrow of the government of England in 1066 by forces of Normandy, a province of northern France, under the leadership of William the Conqueror. William proclaimed himself king of England after defeating the English King Harold at the Battle of Hastings. Norman rule strengthened the power of the king and the system of feudalism in England and brought a great number of French influences to the English language (see Middle English) and English institutions.