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Don Francisco de Quevedo

Drama en Cuatro Actos

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Published: 1848
Language: Spanish
Wordcount: 48,027 / 188 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 1,594
Added to site: 2006.11.18
mnybks.net#: 15286
Genre: Drama
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rning could not endure Fray Luis de León or Francisco de la Torre. His small stock of patience exhausted, Sanz turned to diplomatic life.

[Footnote 7: "Obras En Verso y Prosa de Don Francisco Zea." Madrid, pp. 552, 556.]

On the eleventh of August of 1859 he was appointed Minister to the Empire of Brazil, and on the same day he was named representative in the Cortes. A month later he wrote to the Secretary of State to say that he must resign the post "for reasons which I have had the honor to submit verbally to your Excellency's consideration." At this time he seems to have gone into complete retirement, resisting the entreaties of theater-managers and actors to write again for the stage. In the next fourteen years he published only a half-dozen or more poems, although his name appeared in the list of colaboradores of several papers, among them the Gaceta Literaria, España Literaria, and La América. Apparently his disillusionment was comple

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