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Copy of Copy of Biarritz Vacation and Romance with Nelly Boustead (1891


Jessica Malubay

on 14 February 2013

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Transcript of Copy of Copy of Biarritz Vacation and Romance with Nelly Boustead (1891

Chapter 18 Eduardo Bousted With the Bousteads in Biarritz.
Rizal arrived in Biarritz at February 1891.
He was warmly welcome by Mr. Boustead because of his talents and was treated with friendliness and hospitality. CHAPTER 18
Biarritz Vacation and Romance with Nelly Boustead (1891) As a family guest, he was treated with friendliness and hospitality by Mr. Boustead, Adelina, Nelie, and Aunt Isabel (Mrs. Bousteads sister). French Rivera The one month vacation in Biarritz worked wonders of Rizal. The scenic beaches filled with tourists, the refreshing breezes of the Atlantic Ocean made him forget the bitter in Madrid. Writing from Biarritz to Mariano Ponce on February 11, 1891 he said:

"I have put on much weight since I arrived here; my cheeks are no longer shrunken as before for the reason that I go to bed early and I have no cares. Romance with Nellie Boustead.

Rizal having lost Leonor, came to entertain considerable affection to Nellie, prettier and younger daughter of the Mr. Boustead. He found Nellie to be a real Filipina, highly intelligent, vivacious in temperament and morally upright. He told his friends about his love for Nelly except for Blumentritt, and his intention to propose to her. Antonio Luna, who had previously loved and lost Nelly, encouraged Rizal to woo and marry her. He wrote a letter to Rizal, saying good things about Nellie and congratulates him for being one of a kind to Nelly. Tomas Arejola *Rizal's friend who advised him not to marry
Nelly. Rizal Nelly love With encourage of his friends Rizal courted Nelly who, in turn, reciprocated his affection. he refused to give up his Catholic faith and be a converted to protestant as Nelly demand; Unfortunately his marriage proposal failed for two reasons: Nelly's mother did not like Rizal as a son-in-law. Although they did not get married, they parted as good friends. When Rizal left Europe, Nelly sent him farewell letters, saying: "now that you are leaving I wish you a happy trip and may you triumph in your undertakings, and above all, may the Lord look you down on you with favor and guide your way giving you much blessing, and may you learn to enjoy! My remembrance will accompany you all as also my prayers'' El Filibusterismo Finished in Biarritz. On March 29, 1891, the eve of his departure from Biarritz to Paris he finished the manuscript of El Filibusterismo, and wrote a letter to Blumentritt. To paris and Back to Brussels. As he had written to Blumentritt, Rizal bade a farewell to his friendly Bousteads and his family on march 30, 1891 and proceed to Paris by a train and stayed on his friend Valentine Ventura. Valentine Ventura Jose Ma. Basa He was Rizal's friend whom he asked to advance of the first class steamers ticket from Europe to Hongkong. Retirement from the Propaganda Movement. Rizal retired from the Propaganda Movement. He decided to publish his second novel, to practice his medical profession and when he became financially independent, he expected to make more vigorous campaign for his country's redemption.

On May 1, 1891, he notified the Propaganda authorities in Manila to cancel his monthly allowance and devote the money to some better cause, such as education of a young Filipino student in Europe. Rizal stopped writing for La Solidaridad Marcelo H. del PIlar he realized that Rizal's collaboration
was essentials because the reform
was declining with that, his help was very much needed because
Rizal is one of the main contributors in LA SOLIDARIDAD. he wrote Rizal a letter telling him to put aside any of his resentments and continue their reforms and mission. Rizal wrote Back to M.H del Pilar
and told him 3 reason: 1st, he need time to work on his Book

2nd, he wanted others Filipino to work also

3rd, it was better if del PIlar would be the only one who would lead the reform leaving them both free and with advantage advantage of del PIlar. Revising the Fili for Publication it was completed on May 30, 1891 it was more ardor than the Noli Mariano Ponce

Next Reporter please...!! :))) Quote for the day: "We should love not fall in love because everything that falls gets broken."
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