page 153 of 818 of Fortunata and Jacinta: Two Stories of Married Women

“There is no human being, no matter how despicable he may seem, who cannot stand out in something,” Izquierdo (Plato) could pose for painters as famous men. A stand in, pretender. Very funny, actually. He lied about his revolutionary activity, now he’s a royal imposter. And no audience would know, either!