Entre los pocos favorecidos de la tortura

02:20 Apr 13, 2005
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
Spanish term or phrase: Entre los pocos favorecidos de la tortura
Entre los pocos favorecidos de la tortura se hallaba Pelino Viera, preso que habia sido encontrado culpable
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5 +1Amongst the few thus favoured of fortune
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Amongst the few thus favoured of fortune


Explanation:
I believe the word should have been 'fortuna' in the Spanish translation. There is an online text of W. H. Hudson's Tales of the Pampas (1902):

<<Amongst the few thus favoured of fortune was Pelino Viera, a prisoner who had already been found guilty--without extenuating circumstances--of murdering his wife.>>



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agree  Gabriela Rodriguez
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  -> Gracias, Gaby
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