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Cuentos de mi tiempo

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Published: 1895
Language: Spanish
Wordcount: 35,629 / 118 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 3,444
Added to site: 2008.10.16
mnybks.net#: 22399
Origin: gutenberg.org
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podía compararse con ella la de los Guevaras, ni la de los Peraltas, ni la de los Zapatas, ni aun la de los Salvajes: se parecía a las de Oñate y Miraflores. Sus dueños le decían el palacio... y, sin embargo, no pasaba de ser un caserón destartalado, de grandes salones, tremendos patios y pasillos laberínticos. La fachada era de agramillado y berroqueña del Guadarrama: tenía zócalo de granito con respiraderos de sótano, planta baja con descomunales rejas dadas de negro, principal de anchos huecos con fuertes jambas, recios dinteles y guarda polvos casi monumentales: sobre el balcón del centro, que caía encima del zaguán, ostentaba un enorme escudo nobiliario, ilustre jeroglífico compuesto por cabezas de moros, perros, cadenas, bandas y calderos; todo ello dominado por un soberbio casco de piedra caliza que el tiempo iba enrojeciendo con el chorreo de las lluvias mezclado a la herrumbre de

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