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The Matador, Gorgeous in Coloured Satin and Gold

THE MATADOR, GORGEOUS IN COLOURED SATIN AND GOLD

When the picadores with their lances, and banderilleros with their darts have played their part, there steps forward, alone, the pride of the bull-ring, the matador or espada. With scarlet cloth in left hand and sword in the right, risking his skill against the onrushes of the now infuriated beast, he finally despatches it by a dextrous thrust of his weapon between its shoulders