Valera stands apart in a different way, and would occupy himself by preference with the opposite class of society.
The work was dedicated to Valera, with the understanding that it should always be retained by him.
El seor Valera viene y dice:—Dispnseme Vd., pero estoy muy ocupado.
The pure and exquisite style of Valera is, doubtless, only to be appreciated by a Castilian.
The best of the novelists of this last half century, when the revival came about, are Valera and Pereda.
It is not possible to touch on all of Valera's stories, for his vein once discovered, proved a rich one.
Valera's verses have perfect metrical form and evince high scholarship, but they are too learned to be popular.
Valera, the Spanish novelist, very well described this impulse in his Genio y Figura.