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Marta added it Apr 21, A trip to my homeland presented her to me dominated, and I cursed the dominator. En fin, lo recomiendo.

La Peregrinacion de Bayoan

When the poet-author had gone, after having committed me to going to his house every night to read to him the journal entries that I had written during the day, not for a single moment did I fear that I would not keep my word with him: Who is capable of conceiving this ideal without trembling throughout every inch of his being in the process? I pitied the iniquity of the judges to whom I had subjected myself much more than I cursed it, and the one thing I still have not forgiven is that the unanticipated silence has obliged me, by making my plan impossible, to continue with my pen in hand.

After six quiet months. He did not want to consent to the absolute secrecy that I had imposed upon him, and he insisted on having with him other judges of the work he had watched grow with such affection, and on a night of nice surprises for me, he set a friendly trap for me.

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It might get through with this republican insinuation and this anti-slavery one, and that other one. By simply publishing his letter, which because of its spontaneity, expression, and sincerity, was equal to a hundred letters of praise, Peregrinacij would have obtained innumerable readers and admirers for my book.

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Carla marked it as to-read Dec 06, He saw a formidable incompatibility for my future in it. If one single Spaniard, and a Spaniard as illustrious and educated as he, was so deeply wounded and so violently protested about just one of the many truths sprinkled throughout the book, then what protests, what complaints would not befall it when all Spaniards read it? Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.


What I did fear was being unable to put into the book, which was already real in my imagination, the mass of thought, feeling, and will stored up for entire years in my spirit. Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers. Jesuali Astacio rated it liked it Dec 09, Natalia rated it liked it Oct 11, A month or longer had gone by, when my landlord entered my room, handed me a letter and a book, and told me: Here the story ends, and the book begins.

La Peregrinacion De Bayoan by Eugenio María de Hostos

Enrique Mendez rated it liked it Oct 07, Far from avoiding that the book be read, the prohibition caused the sought-after work to be the one most asked for, most widely read, and most well-understood, and to it I greatly owe the authority of my word in my country; but there, as in Spain, no one has ever dared to give their opinion out loud.

The third arrived a few days later. For this reason I love it so, for it is the only one of my literary works which I look upon with pride and can read without the heartfelt sorrow I feel for the works in my imagination. When La peregrinaci6n de Bayoan appeared in November,the posters on the street corners announced it, and no one else. And as I left, contemplating the two condemned sentences with paternal eyes, the censor stood there shaking his head, as if to say: Ros de Olano, and it was a compensation for the silence of the press.

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Rada, Entrala, and Miralles formed it, and Miralles, Entrala, and Rada would have witnessed the conclusion of the book which had been born out of one person and which had taken form before other people, if one little petty thing, to which I have peregirnacin too accustomed to be surprised peregrinain the effect it produced, had not happened.

What is admirable in a life is that which is not admired, because what is nonessential to it is essential to other lives.


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And was that what I had proposed for myself? I handed him a book perregrinacin was lying around, begged him to wait, and leaving him alone in one of my two rooms, I went into the other.

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From men, art, and science of this kind, vanity, frivolity, and routine constantly and universally make the vilest enemies of human progress. There is only one step from a curse to an explosion! Escoriaza, a writer, the spoiled child of a party, because of which he has since been everything he wanted to be, contented himself by telling me: What kind of men are these?

And if liberty is nothing more than the practice of reason and reason is an instrument-and nothing more than an instrument-of truth, was working for liberty not using reason to tell Spain the truth? I placed before the episode a few journal entries which led into it; I brightened the picture with the presence of Marien, and when the book was published, Giner de los Rios 2 spoke to me with demonstrated praise only praise that is demonstrated is acceptable and deserved for the picture which had complemented the book so well, I was glad that the typesetter had been such a nuisance.

And stoically feeding on my faith in men, I began to wait for the opinions of writers and critics.

I met the imposed condition so strictly, that even my closest friends, the same ones who often interrupted bqyon in my work, did pwregrinacin find out that I was becoming the author of a new book until months later, when they saw the announcement of the book on public posters. Mariela rated it it was amazing Jan 03, And as my life did not have close connections with reality-which was only perceptible to me in the historical or social movements which either justified my ideal or conformed to it-each encounter with brutal realities was a disenchantment, a disillusion, a disappointment.