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Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Rollo Ogden Translator. It is presented with a choice of reading options. For those with a good understanding of the Spanish language the full and original legend is included and could be read first with occasional reference to the English translation as necessary. Alternatively, if more help is required, the parallel text section allows easy comparison of the original Spanish text to an accurate translation - Spanish followed by English.
Excepting the editor's comments, the translation by Rollo Ogden is true to the legend by accurately translating the Spanish with a good choice of words that maintain the flow of the tale and evoke like feelings.
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He was moderately well known during his life, but it was after his death that most of his works were published. He is best known for his intimate, lyrical poems and for his legends; more importantly, he is remembered for the verbal decor with which he impregnated everything he wrote.
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I mean the one just getting out of his litter and going to greet that lady--the one coming along after those four pages who are carrying torches? Well, that is the Marquis of Mascoso, lover of the widow, the Countess of Villapineda. They say that before he began paying court to her he had sought the hand of a very wealthy man's daughter, but the girl's father, who they say is a trifle close-fisted-- but hush! Speaking of the devil--do you see that man closely wrapped in his cloak coming on foot under the arch of San Felipe?