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Vintage Nose-to-Tail

Vintage Nose-to-Tail

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“Many a morning I’d get up at dawn and come down here to watch the novilleros, and sometimes even the matadors themselves, coming in to practice killing, and there would be the old women standing in line for the blood.” —Ernest Hemingway, on the common practice in thirties Madrid of drinking bull's blood. [NYT]

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