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Ramon de Campoamor y Campoosorio

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Ramón María de las Mercedes de Campoamor y Campoosorio (September 24, 1817 -February 11, 1901), Spanish poet and philosopher, was born at Navia (Asturias) on the 24th of September 1817.

Abandoning his first intention of entering the Jesuit order, he studied medicine at Madrid, found an opening in politics as a supporter of the Moderate party, and, after occupying several subordinate posts, became governor of Castellón de la Plana, of Alicante and of Valencia. His conservative tendencies grew more pronounced with time, and his Polémicas con la Democracia (1862) may be taken as the definitive expression of his political opinions.

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Humoradas

Busqué la ciencia, y me enseño el vacío.
Logré el amor, y conquisté el hastío.
¡Quién de su pecho desterrar pudiera,
la duda, nuestra eterna compañera!.
¿Qué es preciso tener en la existencia?
Fuerza en el alma y paz en la conciencia.
No tengáis duda alguna:
felicidad suprema no hay ninguna.
Aunque tú por modestia no lo creas,
las flores en tu sien parecen feas.
Te pintaré en un cantar
la rueda de la existencia:
Pecar, hacer penitencia
y, luego, vuelta a empezar.
En este mundo traidor,
nada es verdad, ni mentira,
Todo es según el color
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