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rallied around them all the bold and determined spirits of the country. It would be impossible to mention by name even all these men in an article like this. But there were five, who by the deep vengeance which they exacted for the wrongs of their country, and the deep injuries they inflicted on the French cause, cannot well be passed over. Ximenes kept the country between Badujoes and Toledo red with the blood of French soldiers. Julian Sanchez kept them in continual alarm in Castile and Leon. Portler carried on a destructive war in the Asturias. Mine gained immortal renown in Navarre. He was less vindictive, less cruel, and far superior in other respects to the others. But the boldest craftiest, bloodiest, and most dreaded of them all, was the famous Empecinado, who kept the mountains of Guadelagage, from whence he kept Madrid itself in a constant state of terror, and even alarmed King Joseph, who had returned to the capital, for his personal safety. Followers in prodi