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Trafalgar

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Published: 1882
Language: Spanish
Wordcount: 57,021 / 184 pg
LoC Category: D
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 5,148
Added to site: 2005.10.30
mnybks.net#: 58
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, Audiobook
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e;n haces brotar lágrimas de mis ojos, amor santo de la patria! En cambio yo aún puedo consagrarte una palabra, maldiciendo al ruin escéptico que te niega, y al filósofo corrompido que te confunde con los intereses de un día.

A este sentimiento consagré mi edad viril y a él consagro esta faena de mis últimos años, poniéndole por genio tutelar o ángel custodio de mi existencia escrita, ya que lo fue de mi existencia real. Muchas cosas voy a contar. ¡Trafalgar, Bailén, Madrid, Zaragoza, Gerona, Arapiles!... De todo esto diré alguna cosa, si no os falta la paciencia. Mi relato no será tan bello como debiera, pero haré todo lo posible para que sea verdadero.


-II-

En uno de los primeros días de Octubre de aquel año funesto (1805), mi noble amo me llamó a su cuarto, y mirándome con su habitual severidad (cualidad tan sólo aparente, pues su car&aa

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