avenger. It must be understood that neither by word nor deed had I given Fortunato
reason to doubt my good will towards him.Fortunato had a point
weak, although in other regards he was a man worthy of any consideration, even
feared. He prided himself on his connoisseurship in wine. In painting and
precious stones,Fortunato, like his countrymen, was a true
quack, but in terms of old wines he was sincere. He accosted me with excessive
warmth, for he had been drinking heavily. One afternoon, almost evening, infull
Carnival madness, I found my friend. He accosted me with excessive warmth,
he had been drinking a lot. The man wore motley. She wore a
skintight suit, a dress with colored stripes, andcrowned his head with a
conical cap and bells. . "My dear Fortunato," he said in a tone
jovial, "this is a fortunate encounter. I received a barrel of something called
Amontillado, and I have mydoubts. After a time, without giving time to my
victim might think too, went on: "I perceive you have any
commitment-ventured to say ---. Luchesi ... could help with
barrel ........ Also, my friend............ wineries are terribly humid;
They are encrusted with salt. Do not mind the cold. Amontillado! We have
deceived you, and Luchesi not distinguish Sherry from Amontillado. Saying
thistook me ed Fortunato arm. There were no attendants at home. I went down
before him a long and winding staircase, requesting him to
precautions to follow. The gait of my friend was unsteady, andthe bells
his cap jingled with each of his strides. Is it beyond "I answered.
But observe the white which gleams on the walls of the cave.
Salitre, "I answered. "How long have you had that cough?Ahem! Ahem!
Ahem! Ahem! Ahem! Ahem! Ahem! Ahem !...! My poor friend found it impossible
answer until after a few minutes. "Let us go back. Your health is precious, my friend.
You are rich,...