'his hair braided on each side, embroidered jacket, eyebrows painted black, very ugly, gold piastres hanging down his back; around his body, as a belt, a chain of large gold amulets; he clicks castanets; splendid writhings of belly and hips; he makes his belly undulate like waves; grandfinal bow with his trousers ballooning'.
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