Usage guidelines Google is proud to partner with libraries to digitize public domain materials and make them widely accessible. Here he witnessed the Revolution of 1854 with its triumph of mob rule; and here he received the provincial's vivid impressions of political passions and excesses which he was later to transmit to the pages of Pedro Sánchez : the protagonist of which, beginning with his stage-coach journey to the corie, went over much of the ground and passed through many of the experiences known to the author personally from this early period of his career. concepto idea, conception, sense (= sentido); judgment, opinion. conciencia conscience ; conscious- ness; a ciencia y conciencia (166 3) = de ciencia cierta.
It is the source of a dangerous attitude of super- ciliousness, quite unwarranted, toward the descendants of the Conquistadores who with Titanic energy dominated the Old World and colonized the New, laying here the foundation of linguistic empire unparalleled in its territorial vastness and eco- nomic promise. Disillusioned by his experiences and deem- ing the outlook hopeless for men of his class, he gladly with- drew from public life to devote himself to letters with undivided attention. Public domain books are our gateways to the past, representing a wealth of history, culture and knowledge that's often difficult to discover. Accordingly, in the fall of 1852 he departed for Madrid to pursue the course of study for the artillery branch of the service. 'without implying that it has been done with — cf, acabar). Marks, notations and other marginalia present in the original volume will appear in this file - a reminder of this book's long journey from the publisher to a library and finally to you. Here in the Spanish capital he spent two years, more closely given to obser- vation and belletristic reading than to the study of mathe- matics. conclusión conclusion, end; por conclusión finally. Pereda, and the kindly helpful interest the author showed in the pres- ent task, only the first stages of which could come within his earthly vision ; he feels a keen personal regret that this present testimony of appreciation and indebtedness for the benefits of so rare a privilege must go forth too late to reach the gen- erous heart inspiring it in fullest measure. These traits ex- plain in great measure the inconsistency which we shall sec in Pereda's hostile attitude toward modernism. He takes pleasure in expressing his gratitude to the distinguished scholar Sr. Adolfo Bonilla y San Martin, of Madrid, who with that kindness for which he is so well known took the trouble, in the midst of his uncommonly busy career, to read the notes and make on them many valuable comments. BASSETT Digitized by Vj OOQ IC Digitized by Vj OOQ IC CONTENTS INTRODUCTION Pagbs I. His last volume is dated only a few months before his death, but It Ib a collection of much earlier matter.