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What , then , is the difference between me , Manuel - del - Popolo Isturiz , and this
Tomas Castro ? The Seņor Caballero , can tell at once . Look at me . I am the
finer man . I would have you ask the ladies of Rio Medio , and leave the verdict to
Is it not so ? Has not the Seņor Juez O'Brien so ordained ? You will give ear to
me , you will alleviate my indignant sufferings ? ” He implored me with his eyes
for a long time . Manuel - del - Popolo , as he called himself , pushed the hair
We have arranged the confusion up above , ” he said to Manueldel Popolo ; “ you
may go and see to the sailing . Hurry ; it is growing late . ” Manuel blazed silently ,
and stalked out of the door as if he had an electric cloud round his head .
That Manuel is a fool , ” he said without rancor ; “ he is mad with jealousy
because for this day I have command here . But , all the same , they are
dangerous pigs , these slaves of the Seņor O'Brien . I wish the town were rid of
them . One day ...
... who was skilled in the art of throwing a knife to a great distance . Manuel - del -
Popolo , the extraordinary improvisador with the guitar , was an aspirant for
power with a certain following of his own . Words could not express Castro's
scorn for ...
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