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Sarriá, Marquis of, 264.
Schomberg, General, 49 (note).
Sepúlveda, Ricardo, 69.
Servicio obligatorio, The, 355-
Seville, 49, 68, 82, 132, 198, 231, 232, 237,
248, 302, 357.
Shakespeare, 115, 123, 275.
Sierra Bermeja, The, 19.
Siesta, The, 41.
Silvela, 225, 334 et seq., 363, 364, 367
Sneezing, 132, 133.
Sombrero calañés, The, 53.
Sombrero de queso, The (see Sombrero
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MADRID: HER RECORDS AND ROMANCES.
Outside Spain nothing, or next to nothing, is known con. cerning the capital of that country. But although Madrid is, comparatively speaking, of modern growth, her name is associated with numerous events that have figured very prominently in the history of one of the most interesting and imperfectly-studied of nations; nor should we forget that within her walls Lope and Calderón produced their brilliant comedies, and Velázquez painted his inimitable masterpieces. In this attractive volume the history of "The Town of the Bear" and of the Madrileños is brightly rendered, while romantic or stirring episodes, such as the loves of the Count of Villamediana and the beautiful Queen of Philip the Fourth; the visit, so mysteriously terminated, of our Charles the First, when Prince of Wales, to Philip's court; and the pursuit of the luckless Valenzuela, are graphically narrated. It may be said with justice that seldom is a novel as exciting as these records and traditions. Furthermore, the description of lower-class Madrid, illustrated by the Author's admirable photographs, is such as many a Spaniard would shrink from attempting. The volume concludes with chapters on the Escorial, Toledo, and Alcalá de Henares-this latter the birthplace of Cervantes.
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