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First Love (Little Blue Book #1195)

And Other Fascinating Stories of Spanish Life

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Author: Various Authors
Language: English
Wordcount: 17,222 / 57 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,955
Added to site: 2005.05.01
mnybks.net#: 10246
Genre: Poetry

With Serafín Estébanez Calderón (1799-1867)

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ged to one of those men who put an end to horses between their knees and tire out the bull with their lance.

He walked on, arguing with his companion, who was rather spare than prodigal in his person, but marvelously lithe and supple. The latter was shod with low shoes, garters united the stockings to the light-blue breeches, the waistcoat was cane-colored, his sash light green, and jaunty shoulder-knots, lappets, and rows of buttons ornamented the carmelite jacket. The open cloak, the hat drawn over his ear, his short, clean steps, and the manifestations in all his limbs and movements of agility and elasticity beyond trial plainly showed that in the arena, carmine cloth in hand, he would mock at the most frenzied of Jarama bulls, or the best horned beasts from Utrera.

I--who adore and die for such people, though the compliment be not returned--went slowly in the wake of their worships, and, unable to restrain myself, entered with them the same tavern, or rather eating-house, since there they se

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