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Guerrita – Excerpt from the Book – Chapter 6

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GUERRITA – Excerpt from the book – Chapter 6

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Las Torres, 3 June 1885

 My dear Clara

All through this unhappy matter I have done my utmost to avoid bitterness. It is, however, inevitable.

Monday, after returning from Bilbao, my intention was to stay in Madrid until the end of the month, but the interview I had with your son on Wednesday led me to change my plans and return to Las Torres immediately, without taking leave of you. I thought that your words and your presence would surely make me go back on my decision.