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By Benito Pérez Galdós

Publicada en 1876, Doña Perfecta no es sólo los angeles novela de Benito Pérez Galdós (1843-1920) que suscitó más encendidas polémicas, sino también una obra sumamente representativa de su primera etapa creadora. El conflicto entre l. a. posición progresista y europeizante de Pepe Rey -joven ingeniero que llega a los angeles ciudad episcopal de Orbajosa con los angeles intención de casarse con Rosarito, prima suya e hija de doña Perfecta, puntal de l. a. sociedad orbajonense- y l. a. actitud inmovilista de una sociedad apegada a creencias y formas de existencia tradicionales constituye el núcleo en torno al cual se articula.

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It is true that we are not yet at open war with the Black Land, and there are some, close to the king's ear, that speak craven counsels; but war is coming. We shall not forsake our old alliance with Gondor, and while they fight we shall aid them: so say I and all who hold with me. ' said Gimli. ' said Éomer with a flash of his eyes; 'though it comes to my ears that that lie has been told. Some years ago the Lord of the Black Land wished to purchase horses of us at great price, but we refused him, for he puts beasts to evil use.

It may have been that the dancing shadows tricked their eyes, but certainly to each of the companions the boughs appeared to be bending this way and that so as to come above the flames, while the upper branches were stooping down; the brown leaves now stood out stiff, and rubbed together like many cold cracked hands taking comfort in the warmth. There was a silence, for suddenly the dark and unknown forest, so near at hand, made itself felt as a great brooding presence, full of secret purpose.

And it doesn't seem to be going your way, whatever happens. If we come to Isengard, it won't be the great Grishnákh that benefits: Saruman will take all that he can find. ' Grishnákh began to lose his temper. The name of Saruman seemed specially to enrage him. Time was passing and the disturbance was dying down. Uglúk or the Isengarders might return at any minute. ' he snarled. ' said Pippin. ' said Merry. They felt the Orc's arms trembling violently. ' he hissed. 'Untie your legs? I'll untie every string in your bodies.

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