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blood has leavened great men, whilst their pure and given fresh life to many an effete noble vein .

much .

.

dull clay

while

of the most learned and famed of the priesthood

some

in

Spain have been, according to a Gipsy, of the Gipsies or at least of Nevertheless, no matter where it lingers, the Gipsy blood." Flamanco element lowers the moral and progressive standard of a '

'/

the

In

I

MARKE'i'-i'LACE, MUKCIA.

" is very distinctly felt. They " the of the are," says Bourgoing, shepherds Spanish stage, less than Their also less innocent ours. knavish tricks, insipid but country, and in Seville that element

amorous intrigues of a piece with their morals, of several jajÂŤ(?/^j and tonadillas, and in this school the are subjects more than one of the spectators is formed." The gipsy's view of their plots, their

life,

his passion for display, for

idle existence traits in the

—

dance and song, for boastful and

become Spanish as well as Flamanco Whether the descendants of the great tribe

these have

South.

of Jatts from the banks of the Indus first imparted these features to the Andalusians or not, whether those bands that first migrated '

Sir

Richard Burton.

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