"You have gained them," said El Nacional, who had placed himself with his cloak in readiness close to the bull.
El Nacional, who seemed interested by these comings and goings, waited for him at the foot of the staircase.
 Wolf cub.
"You here, Se?ora Carmen! That's right!"...
The enthusiasts admired his physical endurance and the daring courage with which he threw himself on the bull at the moment of killing it. "Let us see what you can do this afternoon," they said with the fervour of[Pg 9] zealots, "the fraternity expects great things from you. You will lower the Mona of many of our rivals. Let us see you as dashing here as you were in Seville!"
In front galloped the overseers and shepherds with their lances on their shoulders, and behind them the prudent "cabestros" covering the men with their huge horns. After these came the fighting bulls, well rounded up by tame bulls who prevented them straying from the road, and followed by strong cowherds ready to sling a stone at any wandering pair of horns.下载