A Supplementary Chapter to the Bible in Spain

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Author: George Borrow
Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,727 / 38 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52.7
LoC Categories: Z, PN
Downloads: 362
Added to site: 2009.07.21
mnybks.net#: 24760
Genre: Essays
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e friendship of Cordova and Espartero had been so well known that for a long time it was considered that the latter was merely holding the command till his friend might deem it safe and prudent to return and resume it. Espartero, however, had conceived widely different views. After the return of Cordova to Spain he caused him to be exiled under some pretence or other. He doubtless feared him, and perhaps with reason; but the man had been his friend and benefactor, and to the relations which had once existed between them Cordova himself alludes in a manifesto which he printed at Badajoz when on his way to Portugal, and which contains passages of considerable pathos. Is there not something like retribution in the fact that Espartero is now himself in exile?

Cordova! His name is at present all but forgotten, yet it was at one time in the power of that man to have made himself master of the destinies of Spain. He was at the head of the army--was the favourite of Christina--and was, moreover, in the closest

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