"No indeed, Se?ora!... Many thanks.... It is not worth the trouble," was all he could stammer to Do?a Sol's grateful acknowledgment of his exploit the other evening.
"Take advantage of it, my lad.... Now we shall see the truth.... Strike truly."
"This bull is for you!"
These people joined to their enthusiasm their memories of past times, in order to impress the young diestro with the superiority of their years and experience. They spoke of the "old Plaza" of Madrid, where only "true" toreros and "true" bulls were known, and drawing nearer to the present times, they trembled with excitement as they remembered the "Negro." That "Negro" was Frascuelo.