viernes, 8 de junio de 2018

martes, 5 de junio de 2018

Huertas Walk of Fame

1. José de Espronceda





"Con 10 cañones por banda, viento en popa a toda vela, no corta el mar, sino vuela, un velero bergantín..."

Translation into English by Angeles and Bruce

"With ten cannons on each side and the wind astern full sail, a brigantine ship, it doesn't cut through the water, but flies..."


4. Nicolas Fernández de Moratín

Fiesta de Toros en Madrid
Madrid, castillo famoso, que al rey moro alivia el miedo, arde en fiestas en su coso por ser el natal dichoso de Alimenón de Toledo.

Translation by Rafa and Seth

Bullfight in Madrid
Madrid, famous fortress, that takes away the fear of the Moorish King, enjoying parties in her bullring, for it's the birthday of "Alimenón de Toledo".

9. José de Echegaray


Discurso de ingreso en la Real Academia Española
¡La belleza! Lo que es no lo sabemos ahora con certidumbre matemática; quizá no lo sepamos nunca; pero que la belleza es algo, que existe, y que, así como la ola que llega a la playa rompe en espuma...

Translation by Roque and Anto

Membership Acceptance Speech at the Royal Spanish Academy
Beauty! What it is we don't yet know with mathematical certainty, and perhaps we may never know! But what we do know is that beauty exists, that it can be appreciated and is all around us, from living nature as much as the breaking waves at the beach...