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El Capitán Veneno

The Hispanic Series

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Published: 1881
Language: Spanish
Wordcount: 56,697 / 219 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 3,204
Added to site: 2009.08.20
mnybks.net#: 25045
Origin: gutenberg.org

The charming and popular story of El Capitán Veneno, the fire-eater, has been well edited several times, but, after using the text in classes many times, the present editor believes that there is still room for personal preferences as to what should be emphasized.

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medio[39] de paisano, medio de militar. Queremos decir que llevaba gorra de cuartel con tres galoncillos de la insignia de Capitán; levita y pantalón civiles, de paño negro; sable de oficial de infantería, y canana y escopeta de cazador..., no del Ejército, sino de conejos y perdices.

Mirando y admirando estaba precisamente la madrileña a tan singular personaje, cuando los republicanos hicieron una descarga sobre él, por considerarlo[40] sin duda más temible que todos los otros, o suponerlo general, ministro o cosa así, y el pobre capitán, o lo que fuera, cayó al suelo, como herido de un rayo y con la faz bañada en sangre, en tanto que los revoltosos huían alegremente muy satisfechos de su hazaña, y que los soldados echaban[41] a correr detrás de ellos, anhelando vengar al infortunado caudillo...

Quedó,[42] pues, la calle sola y muda, y, en medio[43] de ella, tendido y desangr

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