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Chapter 10: Madrid. the Prado. theatres. Spanish people. the Court. society in Ma
a statue and prays. . . . .
As to theatres, Madrid has but two, and these have always been in a s it. Royalty is little respected on Mondays in Madrid, and therefore whatever the people persist in court in Europe; but this is all there is, at Madrid, that can interest or amuse any stranger at th nt, curiosity, or occupation bring together at Madrid take refuge in one another's society.
The poi erous and splendid, merely Spanish tertulia in Madrid that I saw. I went to it rarely, and always on ambassador all over Europe, has, since I left Madrid, been called home to be Minister of State, and Sardinia, which was sent to him while I was at Madrid.
I used to dine with him often in an unceremo s father was in the oldest class,—the first at Madrid.
He has much learning, good taste, and sense Arabic manuscripts by Cassini, in two folios.
Madrid, 1770. which he took at sea, on board a vessel [23 more...]