SPECTACLES: One for the Bulls

The small red brick and whitewash pueblo of San Sebastian de Los Reyes, ten miles north of Madrid, last week contributed something to the history of the bull ring that lifted the town, in an odd sort of way, to the level of Talavera de La Reina, where the great Joselito was killed by a bull on May 16, 1920, and Linares, where bullfighting's messiah, the classical and sad-eyed Manolete, was killed while slaying another bull on Aug. 28, 1947.

Faster-starting than race horses, more agile than middleweight champions, fighting bulls are semi-invincible. In caged battle, they have destroyed both...

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