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A man may be an artist though he lacks the necessary tools. Un hombre puede ser un artista aunque carezca de las herramientas necesarias. A man may be down but not out. Un hombre puede estar vencido pero no eliminado. A man may buy gold too dear. Un hombre puede comprar oro a un precio demasiado caro. A man may cause even his own dog to bite him. Un hombre puede causar que su propio perro lo muerda.

A man may dig a grave with his teeth. Un hombre puede cavar una tumba con sus dientes. A man may have a thousand eyes yet if his mind is blank, he cannot see a thing. A man may smile and smile and still be a villain. A man must make his opportunity as often as he finds it. Un hombre debe aprovechar su oportunidad tan pronto como la encuentra. A man must not swallow more than he can digest. A man must take the fat with the lean.

Un hombre debe aceptar la grasa con lo magro. A man never appreciates ashes until he slips on the ice. Un hombre nunca aprecia las cenizas hasta que se resbala en el hielo. A man never got lost on a straight road. A man never knows how to say good-bye, a woman never knows when. A man never knows much until he is old, and then he is too discreet to tell it.

Un hombre nunca sabe mucho hasta que envejece, y luego se vuelve demasiado discreto para contarlo. A man never knows what he cannot do until he tries to undo what he did. Un hombre nunca sabe lo que no puede hacer hasta que trata de deshacer lo que hizo. A man never realizes how foolish and unfit he is until he runs for office and listens to his opponent's speeches.

A man never realizes how unimportant he is until he attends his own wedding. Un hombre nunca se da cuenta de lo irrelevante es hasta que se presenta a su propia boda. A man of gladness seldom falls into madness. Un hombre alegre pocas veces cae en la locura. A man of many trades begs his bread on Sunday. Un hombre con muchos oficios ruega por su pan los domingos. A man on a galloping horse will never sit on it.

A man once bitten by a snake will jump at the sight of a rope in his path. A man possessing initiative is a creator. Un hombre con iniciativa es un creador.


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A man who is not satisfied with a little, will be satisfied with nothing. A man who won't lie to a woman has very little consideration for her feelings. El hombre que no le miente a la mujer es muy poco considerado con los sentimientos de ella. A man with a large family may not deserve a lot of credit but he certainly needs it. A man with enterprise accomplishes more than others because he goes ahead and does it before he is ready. A man's age commands respect, a woman's demands tact. La edad de un hombre ordena respeto, la de una mujer demanda tacto. A man's best reputation for his future is his record of the past.

A woman never chases a man--unless he's getting away. All that some women know about cooking is how to bring a man to a boil. Among the things a man prays for when he goes to church is a place to park. Entre las cosas por las que un hombre reza cuando va a la iglesia es un lugar para aparcar. An autobiography is the story of how a man thinks he lived. Another man who does a lot of traveling without his wife is the astronaut.

Otro hombre que viaja mucho sin su esposa es el astronauta. Another man who is always forging his way ahead is the counterfeiter. Another man who is apt to be fired is the minor employee who acts like a big shot. Any man can prove he has good judgment by saying you have. Cualquier hombre puede probar que tiene buen juicio diciendo que usted tiene.

Any man who argues with his barber should have his head examined. Any woman can lure a man with a bikini; the trick is to be able to attract a man with your clothes on. At a wedding a man loses his bachelor's degree and a woman wins her master's. Automation was invented by man to make work so easy that woman can eventually do it all. Beauty is the capital of a girl, and capital is the beauty of a man.

La belleza es el capital de una chica, y el capital es la belleza de un hombre. Before marriage a man declares he will be master in his own house or know the reason why; after marriage he knows the reason why. Before marriage, a woman thinks of a man; after marriage, she thinks for him. Antes del matrimonio, una mujer piensa en un hombre; luego del matrimonio, ella piensa por el.

Being a well-dressed man is a career, and he who goes in for it has no time for anything else. Heywood Broun Better a man be feared than despised. Mejor para un hombre ser temido que despreciado. Brains are what make a man think he's cleverer than he is. Breathes there a man with soul so dead who doesn't at least remove the apron before answering the doorbell? Breathes there a man with soul so dead who never to his wife hath said: Shut up! Don't judge a man by what he stands for, but by what he stands up for.

During middle age, a man gets less for his money every time he goes to the barber. Durante la mediana edad, un hombre recibe menos por su dinero cuando va a donde el barbero. Even if a man could understand women, he still wouldn't believe it. Every man complains of his memory, but no man complains of his judgment. Every man must work to become successful; you can't get rich on just one bankruptcy. Every man needs a woman to take care of him so she can make him strong enough for her to lean on. Every man ought to have three women: a secretary for office work, a blonde for romance, and a wife when the others are not around.

Every man should do as he likes, and if he doesn't, he should be made to. Every man should spend a pleasant Christmas; usually that's about all he has left to spend. Failing to be there when a man wants her is a woman's greatest sin, except to be there when he doesn't want her. Feminine intuition is what enables a woman to guess wrong more often than a man. For a man to remain a bachelor calls for a cool head--or cold feet.

Going out with a man is sometimes like playing checkers: he makes a move, and then she jumps. Salir con un hombre en ocasiones se asemeja a un juego de damas: el hace una movida, y luego ella salta. If a man is willing to admit he's a fool, the chances are he isn't. If you want to know where a man really stands, see him when he's beside himself. No wonder a girl can't catch ball like a man: a man is so much bigger and easier to catch. Nothing improves a woman's appearance faster than a man's. One man who works with you is worth a dozen men who work for you.

Un hombre que trabaja contigo, es mejor que una docena que trabajen para ti. One of the hardest jobs a man has nowadays is trying to keep the government from taking care of him. Only one man has the right to boast, and that's the man who never does. Solo un hombre tiene derecho a alardear y es el que nunca lo hace. Sending a man to the moon is not unusual--you'll find men who have been living in the clouds for years. Some women don't care how much money a man has as long as his credit is good. Some women won't marry a man unless he can earn enough for bread and butler.

Algunas mujeres no se casan con a menos que el hombre gane lo suficiente como para contratar a un mayordomo. Sometimes a man spends so much on his girl friend, he finally marries her for his money. A veces un hombre gasta tanto dinero en su novia, que finalmente se casa con ella por su propio dinero. That a man may know how to argue is no proof he knows what he is arguing about.

The average reporter is as accurate as the average man he interviews. El reportero promedio es tan exacto como el hombre promedio al que entrevista. The best recourse for a man who doesn't want to be idle is to fall in love. Enamorarse es el mejor recurso para que un hombre no quiere perder el tiempo. The better a woman looks, the longer a man does. The busiest man you meet is generally the one who is trying to make a living without working for it. The censor is another man who no's a good thing when he sees it.

El censor es el hombre que conoce una cosa buena cuando la ve. The chronic complainer is a man whose like is seldom seen. The computer saves man a lot of guesswork, but so does the bikini. The contented man is never poor; the discontented man, never rich. El hombre satisfecho nunca es pobre; el hombre descontento, nunca es rico. The corkscrew opens the bottle, and the bottle opens the man.

El sacacorchos abre la botella, y la botella abre al hombre. The counterfeiter is the only man whose problem is not how to make money but how to spend it. The dangerous age in man is when he has ceased being dangerous to anything but his own reputation. The daydreamer is the only man who does most of his dreaming while he is awake. The disadvantage of being a man others can depend on, is that others too often do. The easiest way for a man to lose control of his car is to allow his son to get a driver's license. The first thing a man takes in life is his milk, and the last thing is his bier.

The four ages of man: bossed by mother, bossed by sister, bossed by wife, bossed by daughter. The girl who is too tired to run an errand for mother can wear out the huskiest man on the dance floor. The happy man counts his blessings; the unhappy one counts his cash. El hombre feliz cuenta sus bendiciones, el infeliz su efectivo. The heart strings of some women always follow a man's purse strings.

The honeymoon is over when a man starts turning out the lights La luna de miel se acaba cuando un hombre empieza a apagar las luces The lazier a man is, the more he is going to do tomorrow. The lazy man claims he is too heavy for light work and too light for heavy work. The lazy man who hates to get up to go to work has one consolation: every day he's one day nearer to Social Security.

The less a man says, the more he doesn't have to apologize. Cuanto menos habla un hombre, menos debe disculparse. The less luck a man has, the more he believes in it. The less sound a man's argument, the louder he talks. The liberal is a man who wants to tax the conservative's money.

El liberal es un hombre que quiere gravar el dinero del conservador. The man who knows it all has lots to learn. El hombre que sabe todos tiene mucho que aprender. The man who says you cannot take it with you, may be trying to take it from you. The miser is another man who can't seem to distinguish between his need and his greed. El avaro es otro hombre que no puede parecer distinguir entre su necesidad y su avaricia.

The more a man talks about what he is going to do, the less he talks about what he has done. The only charity some men support are their sons in college. The only man who is more anxious to get into debt than out of it is a deadbeat. The only man who never turns to his wife when he's in trouble is probably a bachelor. The only time a man is contented with his lot is when he's buried in it. The path of least resistance is what makes rivers crookedand men.

The reason man is the more general term is that man embraces woman. The survival of the fittest is going to make some man very lonesome some day. There are two periods in life when a man thinks very seriously about marriage: before the wedding, and before the divorce. There are two ways a man can make sure of getting his wife to listen: to talk about buying something for himself, or about buying something for her.

There's only one man who is never criticized when he lies down on the job--a blood donor. Solo existe una persona a la que nunca se critica por recostarse en el trabajo--el donante de sangre. There's only one thing that irritates a woman more than a man who doesn't understand her, and that's a man who does. There's only one thing that makes a man give a mink coat to a woman, and that's a woman. Tight clothes can stop a man's circulation, but with a girl, the tighter the clothes, the more she circulates. What a man knows is always less than what he doesn't know, unless he's a know-it-all.

Lo que un hombre sabe es siempre menos que lo que no sabe, a menos que sea un sabelotodo. What you say to a man goes in one ear and out the other; what you say to a woman goes in one ear and out over the phone. When a man analyzes the quality of beauty in a girl, it's a sign he's much younger than he looks. When a man brags that he wears the pants at home, you can be sure his wife tells him which pair to put on. When a man breaks a date, he has to; when a girl does, she has two. Cuando un hombre rompe una cita, es porque debe hacerlo; cuando una chica lo hace, es porque tiene dos.

When a man can read a girl like a book, he's usually poring over her lines. When a man cannot get credit it's because he is not known, o because he is. When a man compliments his wife, she should be flattered; when a woman compliments her husband, he should prepare for trouble. When a man decides to marry, it is often the last decision he is allowed to make. When a man doesn't go straight home, his wife's remarks do. Cuando un hombre no va derechito a casa, los comentarios de su esposa lo hacen.

When a man gets too big for his breeches, his head gets too big for his hat too. Cuando alguien se hace demasiado grande para sus pantalones, su cabeza se hace demasiado grande para su sombrero. When a man gives up smoking, he always substitutes something for the cigarettesusually an irritable disposition.

Cuando un hombre deja de fumar, siempre substituye los cigarrillos por algousualmente un temperamento irritable. When a man goes into conference with his secretary, they probably put their heads together. When a man has a vacant look, it's usually because a girl is occupying his mind. When a man has buttons missing from his clothes, he should get married or divorced. When a man has only himself to blame, he is probably a bachelor. When a man is being sued for alimony, he suddenly discovers how rich he is. When a man is burning with love, he usually makes a fuel of himself.

When a man is climbing the ladder of success, it is probably steadied by a woman who believes in him. When a man is in love for the first time he thinks he invented it. When a man is on his knees proposing to a girl, he may as well say his prayers. When a man lives it up at night he usually has to live it down the morning. When a man picks a soft job, he usually expects to lie down on it later. When a man says he hasn't made up his mind, he means he hasn't had a chance to ask his wife. Cuando un hombre dice no haberse decidido, quiere decir que no ha tenido la oportunidad de preguntarle a su esposa.

When a man says he is putting all his cards on the table, count them. When a man says, 'Get thee behind me, Satan,' he's probably ashamed to have even the devil see what he's up to. When a man sets out to air his knowledge, he is always able to supply the wind. Cuando un hombre saca al aire su conocimiento, siempre puede suministrar el viento.

When a man starts to lose his memory, the best thing he can do is to forget about it. Cuando un hombre comienza a perder la memoria, lo mejor que puede hacer es olvidarse de ello. When a man stops looking at a pretty girl, it's either because his wife has appeared, or the girl has disappeared. Cuando un hombre aparta la vista de una chica bonita, es porque su esposa ha aparecido, o la chica ha desaparecido.

When a man takes his wife's advice, he probably wants to prove how wrong she is. When a man talks as much as a woman we call him a bore. Cuando un hombre habla tanto como una mujer le llamamos aburrido.

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When a man tells you your kisses are intoxicating, watch out: he is probably mixing his drinks. When a woman is good to a man, it's because she loves him, or because she wants something, or just because. Cuando una mujer es buena con un hombre, es porque ella lo ama, o porque quiere algo, o solamente porque.

When an ambitious man finds a four-leaf clover, it usually means that he will have good luck. When an awkward man lends a hand, he is apt to put his foot in it. When everybody talks about a man, it's a eulogy; when everybody talks about a woman, it's an elegy.

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Where does a man go when he wants to get away from himself? Why a man would want a wife is a mystery to bachelors; why a man would want two wives is a bigamystery. Para los solteros, el que un hombre quiera una esposa es un misterio; y el que un hombre quiera dos esposas, uno mucho mayor. Woman accepts man for the sake of marriage, and man accepts marriage for the sake of woman. Women like a strong silent man because they think he is listening. You can trust a man who puts his cards on the table, especially if they are credit cards. You judge a man by the way he lives, a martyr by the way he dies.

A happy man marries the girl he loves, but a happier man loves the girl he marries. A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still. Butler A man has generally the good or ill qualities which he attributes to mankind. Shenstone Un hombre generalmente las cualidades buenas o malas que se le atribuyen a la humanidad. Shenstone A man has the right to toot his own horn to his heart's content, so long as he stays in his own home, keeps the windows closed and does not make himself obnoxious to his neighbors. Tiorio A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company.

Charles Evans Hughes A man has virtues enough if he deserves pardon for his faults on account of them. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg A man is a bundle of relations, a knot of roots, whose flower and fruitage is the world. Douglas Jerrold A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do. Bob Dylan A man is getting old when the gleam in his eye is merely the sun reflected in his glasses. A man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy and nothing can stop him.

Alexander Solzhenitsyn Un hombre es feliz mientras elija ser feliz y nada lo pueda detener. Alexander Solzhenitsyn A man is himself-plus the books he reads. Anonymous A man is judged by the company he keeps, a woman by how late she keeps company. A man is known by the books he reads.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Un hombre es conocido por los libros que lee. Ralph Waldo Emerson A man is known by the company he avoids. Anonymous A man is known by the silence he keeps. Oliver Herford Un hombre se conoce por el silencio que guarda. Oliver Herford A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of himself.

The larger the denominator the smaller the fraction. Count Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy A man is never astonished that he doesn't know what another does, but he is surprised at the gross ignorance of the other in not knowing what he does. Haliburton A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar. Mark Twain A man is never really down and out until his name is crossed off the sucker lists. A man is not good or bad for one action. Thomas Fuller A man is not old as long as he is seeking something. Jean Rostand A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.

John Barrymore A man is related to all nature. Ralph Waldo Emerson A man is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has. Anonymous A man is sane morally at 30, rich mentally at 40, wise spiritually at or never. William Osler Un hombre es moralmente sensato a los 30, mentalmente rico a los 40, espiritualmente sabio a los o nunca. William Osler A man is the origin of his action.

Aristotle Un hombre es el origen de sus acciones. Aristotle A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles. Ed Howe A man is very apt to complain of the ingratitude of those who have risen far above him. Samuel Johnson A man isn't poor if he can still laugh. Raymond Hitchcock A man like me should carry his burdens alone. If he doesn't people get hurt. Dennis O'Neil Un hombre como yo lleva sus cargas solo. Si no lo hace, la gente sale herida. Dennis O'Neil A man likes his wife to be just clever enough to appreciate his cleverness, and just stupid enough to admire it. Israel Zangwill A un hombre le gusta que su mujer sea apenas lo suficientemente inteligente como para apreciar su ingenio, y apenas lo suficientemente tonta como para admirarlo.

Israel Zangwill A man likes to feel he is loved, a woman likes to be told. A un hombre le gusta sentir que es amado, a una mujer le gusta que se lo digan. A man lives by believing something; not by debating and arguing about many things. Thomas Carlyle Un hombre vive al creer en algo; no por pelear o discutir sobre muchas cosas. Thomas Carlyle A man makes his reputation not by what he writes but by what others write about him. A man may be born, but in order to be born he must first die, and in order to die he must first awake.

George Gurdjieff Un hombre puede nacer, pero para nacer primero debe morir, y para poder morir debe primero despertarse. George Gurdjieff A man may be humble through vain glory. Michel Eyquem de Montaigne Un hombre puede ser humilde por medio de la gloria vana. Michel Eyquem de Montaigne A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender. Sir Thomas Browne A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything. Samuel Johnson Un hombre puede ser mucho de todo y no ser nada de nada.

Samuel Johnson A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he cannot sit on it. William Ralph Inge A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. John Fitzgerald Kennedy Un hombre puede morir, las naciones levantarse y caer, pero una idea perdura. John Fitzgerald Kennedy A man may write at any time if he will set himself doggedly to it. Samuel Johnson A man may write at any time, if he will set himself doggedly to it.

Samuel Johnson A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, keep his nose to the grindstone. Benjamin Franklin Un hombre que no sabe como ahorrar lo que obtiene, mantiene su nariz en la piedra de moler. Benjamin Franklin A man might write such stuff for ever, if he would abandon his mind to it. Samuel Johnson A man must be a little mad if he does not want to be even more stupid.

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them. John C. Maxwell Un hombre debe ser lo suficientemente grande para admitir sus errores, lo suficientemente inteligente para aprovecharse de ellos, y lo suficientemente fuerte como para corregirlos. Maxwell A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.

Joseph Addison A man must first govern himself ere he be fit to govern a family, and his family ere he fit to bear the government in the commonwealth. Sir Walter Raliegh A man must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere. Charles Franklin Kettering Un hombre debe tener cierta cantidad de inteligencia ignorante para llegar a cualquier lado.

Charles Franklin Kettering A man must marry only a very pretty woman in case he should ever want some other man to take her off his hands. Sacha Guitry A man must rise by his own efforts and walk by faith. Marvin J. Ashton Un hombre debe levantarse por sus propios esfuerzos y caminar por fe. Ashton A man must serve his time at every trade save censurecritics all are ready made.

Lord Byron A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another's. Jean Paul Richter A man never grows up until his mother stops worrying about him. A man never knows how hard it is to drive a bargain until he buys a used car. A man never shows his own character so plainly as by his manner of portraying another's.

Jean Paul Richter A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child. Knights of Pythagoras A man never tells you anything until you contradict him. George Bernard Shaw Un hombre nunca te dice nada hasta que le contradices. George Bernard Shaw A man ninety years old was asked to what he attributed his longevity. Dorothea Kent A man not perfect, but of heart so high, of such heroic rage, That even his hopes became a part of earth's eternal heritage.

Richard Watson Gilder A man of intellect without energy added to it is a failure. Nicholas Sebastian-Roch Chamfort A man of meditation is happy, not for an hour or a day, but quite round the circle of all his years. Isaac Taylor A man of peace does more good than a very learned man. Thomas a Kempis A man of pleasure is a man of pains. Edward Young Un hombre de placer es un hombre de dolores. Edward Young A man of such obvious and exemplary charm must be a liar.

Anita Brookner Un hombre de encantos tan obvios y ejemplares debe ser un farsante. Anita Brookner A man of understanding has lost nothing, if he has himself. Michel Eyquem de Montaigne Un hombre de entendimiento no ha perdido nada se tiene a si mismo. Michel Eyquem de Montaigne A man of wit could often be embarrassed without the company of fools. Nursery Rhyme A man on a date wonders if he'll get lucky. The woman already knows. La mujer ya lo sabe. Monica Piper A man ought to read just as inclination leads him; for what he reads as a task will do him little good. Samuel Johnson A man ought warily to begin charges which once begun will continue.

Francis Bacon A man picks a wife about the same way an apple picks a farmer. A man remains wise as long as he seeks wisdom. The minute he thinks he has found it, he becomes a fool. En el minuto en que cree que la ha encontrado se convierte en un tonto. Anonymous A man running after a hat is not half so ridiculous as a man running after a woman. Chesterton A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.

Faust A man shall be commended according to his intelligence; but he that is of a distorted understanding shall be despised. Al hombre se le debe alabar de acuerdo a su inteligencia, pero aquel que posee un entendimiento distorsionado se le debe despreciar.

A man should be careful never to tell tales of himself to his own disadvantage; people may be amused, and laugh at the time, but they will be remembered, and brought up against him upon some subsequent occasion. Johnson A man should be judged by what he does, a woman by what she does when she doesn't have anything to do. A man should be upright, not be kept upright. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Un hombre debe ser recto no mantenerse recto. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus A man should endeavor to be as pliant as a reed, yet as hard as cedar-wood.

The Talmud A man should have the fine point of his soul taken off to become fit for this world. John Keats Un hombre tiene que remover lo mejor de su alma para ajustarse a este mundo. John Keats A man should inure himself to voluntary labor, and not give up to indulgence and pleasure, as they beget no good constitution of body nor knowledge of mind. Socrates A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use, and the rest he can put away in the lumber-room of his library, where he can get it if he wants it.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle A man should never put on his good trousers when he goes out to battle for freedom or truth. Henrik Ibsen A man should think less of what he eats and more with whom he eats because no food is so satisfying as good company. Montaigne A man shouldn't fool with booze until he's fifty; then he's a damn fool if he doesn't. William Faulkner A man sits as many risks as he runs. Henry David Thoreau Un hombre se coloca en tantos riesgos como los que toma. Henry David Thoreau A man snatches the first kiss, pleads for the second, demands the third, takes the fourth, accepts the fifth-and endures all the rest.

Helen Rowland Un hombre roba el primer beso, ruega por el segundo, demanda el tercero, toma el cuarto, acepta el quinto y soporta el resto. Helen Rowland A man that has a taste of music, painting, or architecture, is like one that has another sense, when compared with such as have no relish of those arts.

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More work could undoubtedly be done there. Hollander has thoroughly explored the Montevideo community. Recently Eleonora A. Katz, ourselves, and others; but excluding texts provided by Eastern immigrants to Israel ; to our knowledge, some 2, texts have been collected in Morocco; as contrasted with some Eastern and 56 Moroccan texts collected in the United States and from recent immigrants to Israel Eastern; Moroccan. Such statistics, however, are approximate and, being of necessity incomplete, must be seen as having only doubtful value.

On these collections, see M. Nor do we know the extent—or present fate—of Alberto Hemsi's unedited Eastern collection. Isaac Levy's unedited collection likewise remains unknown. Moshe Attias refers to various unedited ballad collections that were in his possession. In , Sarah Begas gave him the texts that she had transcribed in Larissa, her birthplace, and Salonika during the s and the early years of the present century.

Samuel Pinto presented in to Attias a copy of a rich collection of ballads and lyric songs that he had gathered in Sarajevo. Some time after the death of Salomon Israel Cherezli , his son Achinoam gave Attias a selection of traditional poetry found among the posthumous papers of the distinguished lexicographer see n. See M. Undoubtedly still other unedited collections have escaped our notice. In addition to the texts collected from Mrs. John D. Silverman with the collaboration of O.

Some or all? One of the discs is dated "May Armistead, I. Katz, and J. The years immediately preceding World War II, the unspeakable events of the Holocaust, and the postwar s seemed to mark a complete cessation of research on Sephardic folk-literature in the United States. Only in did Susan Bassan Warner form a small, but interesting collection of Eastern Sephardic almost exclusively Salonikan ballads in her Columbia M.

MacCurdy revealed the ballad potential of the Atlanta, Georgia, Sephardic community by recording six narrative poems and two lyric songs from a Rhodian informant, Mrs. Catina Cohen. Our own field activities, aimed at forming and saving for future generations a massive collection of Sephardic folk-literature, began in Los Angeles in. Among the apparently unedited romances and romancillos she cites, we count ten texts from the Salonikan tradition and a fragment from Monastir.

MacCurdy and Daniel D. August The most intensive fieldwork in the United States was conducted between and , though there have also been subsequent recording sessions in Los Angeles , Philadelphia , and New York As of now, the total number of texts we have recorded in the United States stands at around five hundred plus many hundreds more collected in Israel and in Morocco, in collaboration with Israel J. Except for one brief Moroccan interview in Los Angeles , our entire U.

A total of 76 informants were interviewed. The texts collected in the United States embody 84 different text-types. The s have witnessed a surge of interest in all aspects of the Pan-Hispanic Romancero. Working in Los Angeles and Seattle, Rina Benmayor brought together, between November and June , a splendid collection of some versions, representing 39 different text-types. The collection's special contribution lies in its abundant documentation from the Bosphorus communities, an area largely neglected in earlier explorations.

Armistead, A. Armistead Madrid: C. Montevideo Uruguay , between December and November , has produced a collection of some 80 romance texts, reflecting 35 different text-types, recorded from 21 different informants originally from Yugoslavia, Greece, and Turkey. Well over half of the versions were collected in the United States. Sephardic ballad fieldwork in the United States has produced notable results. Many hundreds of texts which would otherwise have vanished without a trace have been saved from oblivion.

There are other instances of Sephardic ballad collecting in the United States. Richard D. Barnett, New York: Ktav, , I, —, can be classed as a romance. Max Vorspan and Lloyd P. See, however, pp. Without doubt the next few years will see the irretrievable disappearance of whatever now remains to be saved. Benardete is also the only fieldworker to date to have attempted an extensive survey of both branches of the Sephardic tradition from the vantage point of the American immigrant communities.

All of us who worked subsequently have, in our American fieldwork, concentrated our efforts on either Eastern or Moroccan informants.

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Benardete, on the other hand, cast a wide net and came up with a number of rare text-types, some of which have not been recorded again in the U. As a representative of the Salonikan tradition, 17 Tarquino y Lucrecia should also be noted for its rarity and the same can be said of 20 B Don Bueso y su hermana, which, in its archaic hexasyllabic form, is now scarcely heard in the Moroccan tradition. His no. Barcelona: C. Jacob Glantz—a pioneer of Mexican Yiddish poetry—once observed with undisguised melancholy: "We Yiddish poets are the loneliest in the world, poets without young readers.

His unique Salonikan version of El conde Alarcos no. In the present edition, we have maintained the normative orthography used in the original thesis. Contaminated texts containing more than one narrative type, which in Benardete's thesis were separated into their various components, have been reunited here. In the section devoted to English abstracts and bibliography, we have attempted to draft summaries based on all published texts known to us and on every available unpublished version as well.

The abstracts follow those included in CMP but, in every case, they have been considerably amplified with numerous details produced by a more exhaustive consultation of edited and unedited materials. Each abstract is specific to the subtradition—Eastern or Moroccan—to which the texts edited here belong. The bibliography strives to be exhaustive for both branches of the Sephardic romancero, in that we have attempted to list all versions, both published and unedited, which have been consulted or are known to us. Following the Sephardic listings in the individual bibliographies of each text-type, references, where pertinent, are provided to the most important collections in the modern Castilian, Portuguese, Catalan, and Hispano-American traditions; then, to earlier fifteenth- to seventeenth-century evidence, if it exists; and, finally, to any known analogues in other European traditions, using in each case the fundamental research instruments for each category.

A thematic classification correlated to CMP , a general bibliography, indexes of informants, ballad titles, and first verses, and a glossary of dialect forms have also been provided. It is a pleasure to acknowledge the generous support of the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture and the Committee on Research of the University of California at Santa Cruz in the preparation and printing of this volume.

James Kubeck was very helpful in submitting our work to the University of California Press. Deirdre Jackson, Judith Pepper, and Diane Roberts provided excellent editorial assistance and typing. Benardete for granting us the opportunity to prepare this edition of his precious ballad collection. His beard is long and his hair has become curly and grey. The king has heard that he has conquered "towns and castles. The Cid refuses to give him anything; his victories have cost him dearly and the blood of many nobles has been shed.

The king orders the Cid arrested. The Cid chops the count's head off and throws it at the king's feet. He reproaches the Cid and orders him exiled for a year. The Cid answers that he will go for four years and considers himself dishonored to be the king's vassal. He scorns the lands and tents of the king; those of his father are worth more. The Cid rides off into exile, but the king orders his knights to make him return, so that such a brave man will not leave his kingdom. Bibliography: Luria MS 1.

She complains that each day she must see the person who killed her father. It is the Cid, who feeds his falcon on the doves in her dovecote. She reproaches the king and he decides to marry her to the Cid. And so Ximena happily leaves the palace, thanking God for her good fortune, and is married to the man who killed her father. If the grand duke great count, great Frenchman learns they have fled, he will deny them bread and traveling money and will prohibit them from sleeping with [their] ladies.

In their counterattack, they kill seventy thousand of the enemy and countless footsoldiers. More than a thousand knights and ladies are dancing.


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She asks him why he is looking at her and, if he is attracted to her, suggests he take her along with him. Her husband has gone on a trip or has gone to war; is far away and the other members of her family will not notice her departure. The count wraps her in a golden cloak and carries her off, leaving one slipper exposed. As he goes downstairs, one of her slippers falls off.

He asks the count what he is carrying and the count answers that it's a little page a little golden bird , who has become sick which he has just caught; just bought; used to serve him. The husband recognizes the slipper, which he has just bought. The count starts to flee, but the husband says he should not run away; he himself is to blame for having neglected his beautiful wife. Bibliography: ASK 20 2 ; Attias See Attias Two hundred or all are spinning and doing embroidery grinding gold and one hundred are playing musical instruments.

Alda falls asleep. She sleeps for three days and three nights and awakes in terror. She orders her ladies to interpret her dream: She has seen a heron flying over the fields of Alsume [accompanied by a falcon? According to an aged crone [from Melisenda insomne ], the birds represent Alda and her beloved, the count. Benardete's version is remarkable in that it is the only Eastern text we have seen that preserves a vestige of what seems to be the dream's original bird imagery.

Attias Most Eastern texts are radically reduced to a dialogue between three sisters and the admonition to enjoy youth while it lasts Bosnia C1. The extended description of the heroine's finery vv. She tosses about in her bed like a fish in the sea. She leaps out of bed and goes to ask her handmaidens' advice. An ancient crone one of the sisters advises her the others to enjoy life while she is young.

She dresses in finery and goes out into the street. She meets her father's constable or servant boy Dalmedico, etc. She claims she is going to help a neighbor woman who is in childbirth. She asks to borrow his knife, allegedly to kill the street dogs which are bothering her, and stabs him to death. The Eastern incipit , "Noche buena, noche buena," can be dated and Avenary, 'Cantos," no. If he does not rescue her, Carlo will put a curse on him: He will suffer hunger, poverty, and other privations wherever he goes in search of her.

She rejects all suitors, but falls in love with Montesinos without ever having seen him. At midnight, the cries of Rosaflorida are heard. A watchman page asks her what is wrong. She wishes to send a letter to France to her beloved Montesinos, begging him to come to see her and offering him jewels, a hundred gold marcos, a hundred cows, a hundred black slaves, a hundred maids to serve him, a hundred mills, and cloves and cinnamon to flavor his food.

If, however, he does not want her, she will offer him her sister, who is more "elegant" beautiful than she is. At that moment, Montesinos arrives. Rosaflorida asks him who his father is. He answers that he is the son of a charcoal maker. They are married. Seated at the door of his house, with his wife and children, playing a vihuela clarineta , Juan Lorenzo sees the King of Portugal and all his followers approaching over the fields of Arzuma Ancolores. They greet each other. Juan Lorenzo has a banquet prepared for them. The king strolls in the garden.

He plucks a rose and gives it to Juan Lorenzo's wife, saying that in fifteen days she will be queen of Portugal. Juan Lorenzo weeps. The wife urges the king not to kill Juan Lorenzo, but only to have him exiled; she devises a plan so that Juan Lorenzo can visit her, disguised as a charcoal maker; she promises she will kill the king and put Juan Lorenzo in his place. The king appears. The wife seizes his sword and decapitates him. Juan Lorenzo obtains all the king's wealth and reigns in his stead. See Avenary, "Cantos," no. The identification with Juan Lorenzo is not certain.

On the historical origins of the ballad, see MP Galante's text reflects a radical, probably individual re-elaboration and is not included in our summary. Benardete's version is fragmentary and covers only the initial stages of the narrative. For an abstract of the Moroccan form of Juan Lorenzo, see no. Gelibolu; 7 B. Izmir : In the city of Mesina. A poor fisherman appears: He has seen three knights throw a mysterious bundle into the river or the sea.

The fisherman drags the river with grappling hooks and cables and pulls out a nobleman, luxuriously dressed and covered with precious stones. The fisherman goes to the king's palace and tells him what he has seen. The king accuses the fisherman of having committed the crime and orders him killed or sent to the galleys. Benmayor provides a detailed study of the ballad in relation to its historical context. Messengers arrive with the news that one of her sisters has died and that she is to marry the widower. She is dressed in finery. One hundred maidens and two thousand horsemen accompany her.

Moslems, Christians, and Jews go out to meet her. The new queen swears to kill the Jews as soon as she comes to power. Her mother-in-law warns her that, if she involves her son, the king, in her sanguinary plans, she will not be allowed to enter the palace. The queen dies. Salonika; 9 B. Izmir : The king's son the king is ill. The seven best doctors of Granada look after him. They can do nothing for him. The "most famous doctor" or "the one with the woolly beard" has not yet come; he arrives, riding a black mule and wearing a golden chain scarf at his throat; he has left seven mules and horses dead along the way; he has made a journey of fifteen days in seven or seven in four ; as he arrives at the door, the mule drops dead; he goes in to see the sick man.

When the latter sees the doctor, he turns pale. The doctor examines him and states that he has but three hours to live and an hour and a half has already gone by. Father and mother come in and mourn for their son. The king's wife enters. Death el Huerco appears to claim his soul.

Bells are heard tolling. The king's unborn child will be queen or king of Granada. The king dies at daybreak; the doctor, at dawn. See the ed. Hispanic Society of America, , pp. He orders the midwives to kill all newborn male children. Terah's wife flees through the fields and takes refuge in a cave, where Abraham is born. The child speaks at birth. He urges his mother to leave him alone in the cave; angels from heaven will care for him.

His mother visits him after eight days and finds him bathing himself. She visits him again in two weeks; he is absorbed in pious studies. After twenty days, she finds a grown young man, looking at the heavens, anxious to know the "God of truth. The young man tells her some wild beast must have devoured Abraham. The mother faints or weeps. The young man identifies himself as Abraham. He charges his mother to inform Nimrod. The king sends for him.

Abraham reproaches him for his lack of faith. Nimrod has a furnace lit and Abraham is thrown in. Angels protect him, fruits grow from the firewood, and Abraham emerges unharmed. Verses in praise of Abraham conclude the poem. As the tenth test, He asks for his son Isaac as a sacrifice.

Abraham takes leave of Sarah and asks for her blessing. She blesses them and tells Abraham to take special care of Isaac, who is still a child. Isaac carries firewood for the sacrifice. He asks Abraham about the ram. He answers: It is God's will that you be the ram. Isaac agrees to be sacrificed, begging his father to bind his hands and feet and cover his eyes. Abraham lifts his knife, but a voice from heaven stays his hand: God has tested his faith. She falls dead. The same informer or angel tells Abraham of Sarah's death. Father and son mourn for her, buy a shroud and a grave for Sarah, and bury her in the fields of Hebron or on Mount Horeb.

Note also the Eastern incipit dating from and , "Ya se partea Abraham" Avenary, "Cantos," no. On the late seventeenth-century Dutch Sephardic version, see also J. Because of her twelve brothers, she fears nothing. She approaches a tent, thinking there is no one there. Shechem, the king's son, sees her and speaks to her, praising her beauty. Dinah, indifferent to his advances, answers him by invoking God's protection for her brothers.

Shechem approaches her and does "what is not right. Jacob or her twelve brothers ask s her why she is pale. She tells him them what has happened. The twelve brothers go off to destroy Shechem's city. Judah demolishes the walls with a stentorian shout. The king delivers his son to them so they can take vengeance upon him. Except for a minor variation in v. He becomes ill and stays in bed. His father goes to see him, asks about his health, and suggests he eat a turkey breast.

Amnon answers that he will only eat it if Thamar cooks and serves it to him. Thamar appears and Amnon confesses his love for her. She rejects his advances. He rapes her. She leaves, sad and furious, and meets Absalom. He asks her what has happened and promises to avenge her by shedding Amnon's blood. Amnon is killed. She marries Amnon. See Alvar's study in El Romancero: Tradicionalidad, pp. Samuel G. Armistead and Joseph H. Salonika; 14 B. He leaves. On returning, he stops at his mother-in-law's house and tells her that her daughter is to have a child.

He begs her to accompany him, so that she can be with her daughter; but if the mother-in-law herself cannot go, he asks that Felismena go in her stead, promising swearing on his sword to care for her and treat her with courtesy. He puts her on his horse and, along the way, attempts to make love to her. Felismena rejects him. He throws her off the horse, rapes her, and cuts out her tongue. With her own blood, Felismena writes a letter to her father and mother and gives it to a page a young man; an old man; a count , who happens to be passing by.

The old man takes her to her parents. As soon as she arrives at home, she [ read Miraibella] gives birth to a child. She makes a stew of the child's body and serves it to "the father"[i. He exclaims that the meal is delicious. Her lover finds out and throws himself into the sea, swimming he made oars of his arms and of his body a ship and calling to her by name Cara-de-flor; Blancaflor.

She is asleep, but recognizes his voice and throws down her tresses so he can climb up into the castle. She washes his hands and feet, seats him in a golden chair, gives him a change of clothes and a dinner, including fish, with lemon, meat, and prunes with rice, almonds, love apples, and wine. She makes up a fine bed for him and they go to bed together.

He eats meat, fish, hazel nuts, and fine fresh bread, drinks wine, and sleeps on a high bed; she is given bones, nut shells, black bread crusts or crumbs , water, and a mat boards, the floor, a low bed to sleep on. He beats her. To test her fidelity, he sends her at midnight at dawn on a tiring walk to a distant fountain to the river to fetch water. Her jug breaks along the way. The running water lulls her to sleep beside the fountain. A knight young man; traveler; three young men; three knights pass es by, praise s her beauty, touch es her face, and give s her three seven kisses pinch es her three times.

She wakes up and exclaims: "If my husband finds out, I'll be killed. The knight identifies himself as her husband or her "beloved" , tells her not to be frightened, and says that he wanted to test her. They return home. Below we list only "autonomous" versions, uncontaminated with Hero y Leandro. Sephardic versions from both traditions, including the exten-. See no. Parizi Parizis, Paricia, Pariste , her lover, passes by. He greets her and she asks him who he is and what his trade is.

He answers that he is a merchant and notary or corsair. He has three one, two, six, seven ship s in port in the gulf , with golden crystal rudders, silk rigging, and silver silken, golden sails; they are loaded with precious materials. In one of them there is an apple tree lemon tree which yields apples of love golden apples in winter and summer. Izelda is anxious to see the tree. Parizi invites her to his ship. She dresses in finery and arrives at the boat. As soon as she steps on board, Parizi hoists the sails, raises the anchor, and sails away with her to France.

Izelda wonders why the boat is moving; she evokes the husband and child she has left behind; she asks about the apple tree. Parizi consoles her: the wind is moving the boat; he is or she is the apple tree; the apples are the children she will bear him. He disguises himself as a traveler and passes by her door. Lucrecia receives him like a king. She washes his hands and feet, seats him in a golden chair, serves him dinner, and makes up a golden bed, with an embroidered blanket, for him to sleep in. Tarquino awakes at midnight and goes to Lucrecia's bed or room.

He puts a dagger to her breast. He tells her that, if she grants him her love, she will be queen of Granada ; if not, he will kill her and will also kill one of her black slaves an old man , place the body in her bed, and see to it that the scandal is known throughout Rome. Lucrecia answers that she would rather die honorably than live in dishonor. She does not want "her people" to say that she was married to a Christian.

Tarquino kills her with his sword knife. As the personal secretary of the recently departed Duke of Olympia—and a woman of scrupulous character—Miss Emmeline Rose Truelove never expected her duties to involve steaming through the Mediterranean on a private yacht, under the prodigal eye of one Lord Silverton, the most charmingly corrupt bachelor in London. An expert on anachronisms, Maximilian Haywood was last seen at an archaeological dig on the island of Crete.

And from the moment Truelove and Silverton disembark, they are met with incidents of a suspicious nature: a ransacked flat, a murdered government employee, an assassination attempt. Sie macht sich auf den Weg in die Toskana, wo sie studieren will. Un caballero siempre es discreto Romances a la luz de la luna 2. La Toscana vuelve a ser el escenario de encuentros pasionales y tentaciones clandestinas. Das sinnliche Geheimnis eines Gentlemans: Roman. Sie will ihr Leben nach ihren eigenen Regeln gestalten und sich einen Liebhaber zulegen.

Una dama nunca miente Romances a la luz de la luna 1. Un duque nunca se rinde Romances a la luz de la luna 3. Quiet and scholarly Princess Emilie has always avoided adventure, until she's forced to disguise herself as a tutor in the household of the imposing Duke of Ashland, a former soldier disfigured in battle and abandoned by his wife. When chance draws her into a secret liaison with the duke, Emilie can't resist the opportunity to learn what lies behind his forbidding mask and find out what adventure really means.

The duke never imagines that his son's tutor and his mysterious golden-haired beauty are one and the same. But when the true identity of his lover is laid bare, Ashland must face the demons in his past in order to safeguard both his lady and his heart. Impatient with the strictures of polite British society, Miss Abigail Harewood has decided to live life on her own terms-and the first thing she requires is a lover.

When the commanding Duke of Wallingford arrives on the doorstep of her leased holiday castle, she thinks she's found the perfect candidate: handsome, dashing, and experienced in the art of love. But as Abigail tries her best to seduce him, Wallingford finds his resolve crumbling in the face of her irresistible charm. Six years ago, Elizabeth Harewood and Lord Roland Penhallow were London's golden couple, young and beautiful and wildly in love. Forced apart by her scheming relatives and his clandestine career, Lilibet and Roland buried their passion beneath years of duty and self-denial, until a chance holiday encounter changes everything they ever knew about themselves.

But Miss Elizabeth Harewood is now the Countess of Somerton, estranged wife of one of England's most brutal and depraved aristocrats, and she can't afford the slightest hint of scandal to her name. When Roland turns up mysteriously at the castle where she's hidden herself away, she struggles to act as a lady should, but the gallant lover of her youth has grown into an irresistibly dashing and dangerous man, and temptation is only a single kiss away.