Tag: 19th century

  • Elias kisses Maria Clara’s Portrait

    Elias kisses Maria Clara’s Portrait

    The Kiss In Chapter 56 of the Noli Me Tangere, soldiers armed with bayonets arrive at the old Ibarra house and bang on the main door. Inside, Elias decides to burn the letters that may be used against his friend Crisostomo Ibarra. Before he escapes the burning house, Elias â€śbuckled on the weapons, kissed Maria Clara’s portrait,…