ALARCON PEDRO ANTONIO DE
\ɐlˈɑːkən pˈɛdɹə͡ʊ antˈə͡ʊnɪˌə͡ʊ də], \ɐlˈɑːkən pˈɛdɹəʊ antˈəʊnɪˌəʊ də], \ɐ_l_ˈɑː_k_ə_n p_ˈɛ_d_ɹ_əʊ a_n_t_ˈəʊ_n_ɪ__ˌəʊ d_ə]\
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A distinguished Spanish novelist, poet, and politician; born in Guadix, March 10, 1833; died at Valdemoro, near Madrid, July 19, 1891. His critical contributions to papers, political and literary, his description of the Moroccan campaign, but especially his novels and short stories, are among the best of their kind, and present a picture of modern Spanish society as true to life as it is variegated. His clever essay "The Poet's Christmas" went through over 100 editions. An imposing number of his stories appeared under the collective titles "Love and Friendship"; "National Tales"; "Improbable Stories". Among them "The Three-Cornered Hat" and "The Scandal" deserve special mention.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- relating to covered with or resembling freckles Freckled; speckled; bearing numerous small dots. Affected with lentigo.