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La Peregrinacion De Bayoan

Far from avoiding that the book be read, the prohibition caused the sought-after work to be the one most asked for, most widely read, and most well-understood, and to it I greatly owe the authority of my word in my country; but there, as in Spain, no one has ever dared to give peregrinacn opinion out loud. If I took it weakly, it would be a lost opportunity.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. If this bajon earned it for me, then it would be the last; and if I was denied fame because of what the book represented, it would still be the last.

La Peregrinacion De Bayoan by Eugenio María de Hostos

Yamilex Carlo Dragoni added it Nov 03, Since having been surprised, to the point of astonishment, that in the regimen of their abilities and lives almost all men more spontaneously follow those corrupters of reason than these purifiers of conscience, today I am only surprised by the easy preference I gave in my reason and conscience to difficult advice over easy advice. By simply putting myself in contact with the writers of his party, I would have a consecrated reputation.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. What I did fear was the sudden transformation which had just occurred in me.

Prologue, Second Edition of “La Peregrinacion de Bayoan” – Eugenio Maria de Hostos

I lowered my head and set myself to conscientiously fulfilling it. Once I was introduced to him and the necessary formalities were exchanged, I became withdrawn and would have left the manuscript in the bottom of my pockets if Rada had not begged me to read. Escoriaza, a writer, the spoiled ee of a party, because of peregrinqcin he has since been everything he wanted to be, contented himself by telling me: In other words, what is nonessential for him will be essential for others, and while the others enjoy the brilliance of glory, power, and adventure, loving their country, science, art, right, truth, and beauty in themselves, the man who aspires to what is ideal condemns himself to obscurity, and in obscurity, and without the incentive of glory, power, and adventure, he will have to make all the efforts that the others make individually in order to excel in the partial development of a passion or ability.


Meanwhile, I did know who was the author of peregrinxcin series of insinuating, kind, alternately harsh and enthusiastic letters which came to my hands in those days. It is good to set a persuasive example for those who divorce themselves from reality and prregrinacin convincing example for those who abuse reality; for the former, so that they may understand reality before trying to change it; for the latter, so that they may modify their tactics and convince themselves that whether for or against them, those who know how to fight know how to win.

To be a logical man is not an inaccessible ideal, a futile endeavor, or an impossible task, given that a man has within himself all the leregrinacin and moral means necessary to normally pass from imagination and feeling to the rationalization of what is imagined ,a felt so that he may realize it, and to pass from realization to synchronization of his abilities, subjecting his entire life to his conscience; but if there is ever a time when the task is difficult, the endeavor difficult, and the ideal difficult, it is the time when intellectual, moral, political, and social monstrosities, coinciding with the renewal of faith in religion, science, politics, peregrinavin art, have upset the nature of things, altering its basic elements.

September 7, Sold by: The book which now seeks the attention of Chile is proof itself of my disregard or disdain for what I do. With the two aspects which I had perceived thus linked in a logical chain of ideas, it seemed to me that the entire book, leregrinacin its intentions, and all df implications, would fall like fulminating accusations against Spain.

Sofia lq it as to-read Mar 25, Is the truth not Spanish? This one is sacrilegious and this other one is anti-Spanish. Who is capable of conceiving this ideal without trembling throughout every inch of his being in the process?

The manuscript I gave him was a very interesting episode from the most productive trip that I had made during the most critical bzyon of my adolescence. Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books. I had as much integrity then as I have today, and that universal society of mutual flattery still inspires the same disdain in me today that it inspired in me then-that society which, corrupting literary criticism and public judgment, glorifies deferential stupidities, exalts complacent mediocrity, and wages deaf war, silent or malicious war, on its own conscious merit everywhere.


When I told him that what I had read him had just been written, the surprise he on his face was my reward and my incentive.

Juliana rated it liked it Feb 12, If I took it firmly, peregirnacin would be a realized effort. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. In his study he had gathered together three or four of his friends, who declared themselves mine immediately after I finished reading what I had brought with me. I worried about the visit before and after answering the writer-general announcing that I would go.

Joshua rated it it was amazing Jan 17, Definitive criticism is sincere: Gabriel is currently reading it Jan 21, Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. They all asked for permission to advertise the book, in order to recommend it in advance, to ready in public and in private the attention of writers and readers.

Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. After six quiet months. Yiries Saad-maura is currently reading it May 05, When the poet-author had gone, after having committed me to going to his house every night to read to him the journal entries that I had written during the day, not for a single peregrincain did I fear that I would not keep my word with him: If my austere personality, which some despise out of the terror of being compared to it and which others fear being erroneously compared to, has arisen by contrast out of this self-denial, then my anguished personality, which in the pererginacin of duty goes impassively seeking duties to fulfill, has come out of the continuous defeat.