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Félix de Azúa: Lecturas compulsivas. Una invitación.

¿Para qué sirve la literatura?

Félix de Azúa reúne en este libro varios artículos en los que se muestra un apasionado de la literarura que animar a la lectura, aunque creo que sólo puede animar a los que ya leen, ya que sus artículos tienen un nivel bastante alto y culterano. 2,227 more words


A Love Longing Thirst | Daily Quote (GR)

“A very small degree of hope is enough to cause the birth of love.”

I don’t know why I always confuse St. Valentine with St. 92 more words


man cannot trust man

“I loved truth . . . Where is it? Hypocrisy everywhere or at any rate charlatanism. Even in the most virtuous, even in the greatest,” and his lips assumed an expression of disgust. 11 more words


a young German student

He could no longer find pleasure in anything, either in real life or in the sphere of the imagination. Lack of exercise began to affect his health, and to produce in him all the weakness and exaltation of a young German student. 29 more words


merely villains

“Before law existed, the only natural thing was the strength of the lion, or the need of a creature who was cold or hungry. To put it in one word—need. 28 more words


only indignant bourgeois

But even if I were not so guilty, I see among you men who, without a thought for any pity that may be due to my youth, would like to use me as a means for punishing and discouraging forever that class of young man who, though born in an inferior class, and to some extent oppressed by poverty, have nonetheless been fortunate enough to obtain a good education, and bold enough to mix with what the pride of the rich calls Society. 52 more words


not grown tepid

“No, the blood of my ancestors has not grown tepid in descending to me,” said Mathilde proudly to herself.

Stendhal, The Red and the Black