put tering eye, blue cap and pale; the ball as it fell
it was seen the blue cap and pale
And catching the ball as it fell,
the countenance of Paco, who, with glit
Navarrese, whom victory had put
tering eye and face livid from fury,
into extravagant spirits, began toss
was taking a ...
Frederick Hardman, The Student of Salamanca (William Blackwood and Sons, 1847) : 10-11 : link
Story is set in Spain during the first Carlist wars 1833-40...
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see Francisco Javier Caspistegui, “Between repulsion and attraction: Carlism seen through foreign eyes,” Rev. int. estud. vascos. Cuad., 2, 2008, 119-143 : link (pdf)
(in section 2. “Impertinent inquirers and interested observers”
Frederick Hardman (1814-1874), journalist and novelist, tends to be where the action is.
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