El maestrante

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Published: 1893
Language: Spanish
Wordcount: 98,507 / 314 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 931
Added to site: 2009.11.10
mnybks.net#: 25755
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a, sino por entender con razón que su prestigio estribaba, más que en la riqueza o suntuosidad de las moradas, en el sello de respetable antigüedad que poseían, rechazaban en ellas cualquiera innovación, lo mismo interna que externa. Los muebles envejecían, se deslustraban; las alfombras y cortinas se iban rayendo. Los dueños aparentaban no fijarse en ello. Sobre todo, D. Pedro Quiñones mostraba una negligencia en este punto que rayaba en jactancia. Ni los ruegos de su señora, ni las indirectas que algún osado, como Paco Gómez, solía autorizarse bromeando, le decidían jamás a llamar a los pintores y tapiceros. Se adivinaba bien que en esta resolución influía el desdén con que miraba el lujo desplegado por algunos indianos en el mobiliario de sus casas.

El salón, en lo que toca a las dimensiones, era soberbio, amplio, elevadísimo de techo; ocupaba todos los balcones de la ca

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