• Literary Period: American Renaissance
  • Publication Date: 1841
  • Flesch-Kincaid Level: 8
  • Approx. Reading Time: 20 minutes
Short Fiction

Never Bet the Devil Your Head

A Tale With a Moral.“CON tal que las costumbres de un autor,” says Don Thomas de las Torres, in the preface to his “Amatory Poems” “sean puras y castas, importo muy poco que no sean igualmente severas sus obras”—meaning, in plain English, that, provided the morals of an author are pure personally, i...
  • Literary Period: American Renaissance
  • Publication Date: 1841
  • Flesch-Kincaid Level: 8
  • Approx. Reading Time: 20 minutes