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  • And like the faqade, this poetic torero, this glory of Mexico, does dance, and he sets our hearts on fire.

    Mexico

  • The same kind of correction must be made at the cathedral, so let's march back there and look not at the scintillating faqade but off to one side at the almost ugly outdoor chapel in which the Indians had to worship while Spanish soldiers guarded them with guns. just as the harsh pyramid had its gentle side, so did the graceful cathedral have its brutality.

    Mexico

  • Allowing us some minutes to appreciate the glorious faqade, he resumed with an observation I will never forget: 'But we must not allow ourselves to be seduced by this lovely faqade, for it hides an ugly secret, precisely the way our ugly pyramid hid a beautiful secret, the Terrace of the Jaguars.

    Mexico

  • But before the faqade could be erected - it cost four million pieces of silver, what with the renewed carvings and decorations inside - it was necessary for the lay branch of the family to take action, and they did so with spectacular results.

    Mexico

  • In the late sun it was more scintillating than ever, each of the tiles that formed the faqade flashing like an individual mirror.

    Mexico

  • At this each group went to a part of the faqade at which the executions of 1914 had taken place, as the mariachi musicians played mournful notes:

    Mexico

  • Of his share the first four million pesos went to fulfil the pledge to the bishop, who, in accordance with the building mania of his ancestors, ripped out the interior of the cathedral, tore down the faqade, and replaced them with the silver and marble of which he had dreamed.

    Mexico

  • Of course, the reader will understand that I am writing not about the faqade of Toledo but about the matador Victoriano Leal, for the arabesques that he is able to Came with his magical cape are also cries of longing.

    Mexico

  • And in 1760 it was an Archbishop Palafox who tore down the old faqade of the cathedral, replacing it with the rns ble churrigueresque masterpiece of which I have already spoken.

    Mexico

  • All Bukowskis since 1794 had entangled in their memories visualizations of this delicate palace with the beautiful marble faqade.

    Poland

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