La Tribuna

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Published: 1883
Language: Spanish
Wordcount: 71,830 / 231 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 1,326
Added to site: 2006.01.12
mnybks.net#: 12506
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o la brasa con ceniza, juntaba en una cazuela berzas, patatas, una corteza de tocino, un hueso rancio de cerdo, cumpliendo el deber de condimentar el caldo del humilde menaje. Así que todo estuvo arreglado, metiose en el cuchitril, donde consagró a su aliño personal seis minutos y medio, repartidos como sigue: un minuto para calzarse los zapatos de becerro, pues todavía estaba descalza; dos para echarse un refajo de bayeta y un vestido de tartán; un minuto para pasarse la punta de un paño húmedo por ojos y boca (más allá no alcanzó el aseo); dos minutos para escardar con un peine desdentado la revuelta y rizosa crencha, y medio para tocarse al cuello un pañolito de indiana. Hecho lo cual, se presentó más oronda que una princesa a la persona encamada a quien había llevado el desayuno. Era esta una mujer de edad madura, agujereada como una espumadera por las viruelas, chata de frente, de ojos chicos. Viendo a la ch

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