Armando Palacio Valdés: “He would be better with a pickaxe in his hand, and more useful to his country”

Anti-war essays, poems, short stories and literary excerpts Armando Palacio Valdés From The Grandee (1893) Translated by Rachell Challice

He had a military bearing and quite a martial aspect, with his white moustache, large rolling eyes, thick eyebrows, and powerful hands. Nevertheless, there was not a kinder man in the Spanish dominions. His career had […]

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