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The Social Cancer Book from the collections ofNew York Public Library Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public. The Social Cancer by Jose Rizal. Adobe PDF icon. Download this document as a .pdf: File size: MB What's this? light bulb idea Many people prefer to read. Noli Me Tangere (Latin for Touch Me Not) is a novel by the National Hero of the Philippines, Dr. José Rizal. It was originally written in Spanish, and first.
They should take all the good offered. The efforts of the Filipinos in Spain. It is said that the idea of writing a novel depicting conditions in his native land first came to Rizal from a perusal of Eugene Sue's The Wandering Jew.
The friar orders were. No great patience was ever exhibited by him toward those of his countrymen--the most repulsive characters in his stories are such--who would make of themselves mere apes and mimes. He realized fully that the restrictions under which the people had become accustomed to order their lives should be removed gradually as they advanced under suitable guidance and became capable of adjusting themselves to the new and better conditions.
Reduced to a definite form. There is about as much sense and justice in such logic as there would be in that of keeping a babe confined in swaddling-bands and then blaming it for not knowing how to walk. No creature will remain a healthy child forever. So matters dragged their weary way along until there was an unexpected and startling development. If ever a fair land has been cursed with the wearisome breed of fault-finders.
The deeds that I have related are true and have actually occurred. Where I have found virtue I have spoken of it highly in order to render it homage. I have written of the social condition and the life. But in a letter written to a friend in Paris at the time. For my own part. I have told our countrymen of our mistakes. Yet they were obsessed by the sensitive. I have attempted to do what no one else has been willing to do: I have dared to answer the calumnies that have for centuries been heaped upon us and our country.
Any fool can point out errors and defects.
The book contains things of which no one up to the present time has spoken. The very audacity of the thing left the friars breathless. The friar orders looked upon themselves as the sum of human achievement in man-driving and God-persuading. My book may have and it does have defects from an artistic and esthetic point of view--this I do not deny--but no one can dispute the veracity of the facts presented. I can furnish proof of this. The belief that any institution. I have distinguished the true religion from the false.
In this connection it is interesting to note what he himself thought of the work. A committee of learned doctors from Santo Tomas. The publication of Noli Me Tangere suggests the reflection that the story of Achilles' heel is a myth only in form.
I have unveiled that which has been hidden behind the deceptive and dazzling words of our governments. I have unmasked the hypocrisy which. I have laughed over them. All his movements were closely watched. Nor had the Spanish authorities in the Philippines been idle.
In he returned to Hongkong to practise medicine. He was especially skilled in ophthalmology. The request was denied. Rizal added notes tending to show that the Filipinos had been possessed of considerable culture and civilization before the Spanish conquest.
Rizal returned to Europe by way of Japan and the United States. It is a record of prime importance in Philippine history.
Although the possession of a copy by a Filipino usually meant summary imprisonment or deportation. It is a maturer effort and a more forceful political argument. Large sums were paid for single copies. But such an extreme view must be ascribed to patriotic ardor. But the misfortunes of his people were ever the paramount consideration.
Within a year after it had begun to circulate in the Philippines a memorial was presented to the Archbishop by quite a respectable part of the Filipinos in Manila. They were scattered literally to the four corners of the earth: The light satire of the earlier work is replaced by bitter sarcasm delivered with deliberate intent. At last the idol had been flouted.
Weyler was succeeded by Eulogio Despujols. This was the answer he received to a reasonable petition after the homes of his family. Entirely unsuspecting any ulterior motive. The friars were already clamoring for his blood. Without trial Rizal was ordered deported to Dapitan. The stone had been loosened on the mountain-side and was bounding on in mad career. This Liga was no doubt the result of his observations in England and Germany. But while he was living thus quietly in Dapitan.
For this move on his part. In Dapitan Rizal gave himself up to his studies and such medical practice as sought him out in that remote spot. The Captain-General at the time was Valeriano Weyler. The decree ordering this deportation and the destruction of all copies of his books to be found in the Philippines is a marvel of sophistry. In company with a Jesuit missionary he gathered about him a number of native boys and conducted a practical school on the German plan. In reply to repeated requests from Rizal to be permitted to return to the Philippines unmolested a passport was finally granted to him and he set out for Manila.
It was to bring the people into concerted action for a general revolt on a fixed date. Only a few days after Rizal was so summarily hustled away.
With its secrecy and mystic forms. This was one form of the famous "blood compact. The initiations were conducted with great secrecy and solemnity. The initiate. There had been some masonic societies in the islands for some time. Chain'd by the trunk he vainly broke Alone--how look'd he round? Dream'd not of the rebound.
To the inquiry of a curious neophyte as to how the Spaniards were to be distinguished from the other Europeans.
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No quarter was to be asked or given. The higher officials of the government were to be taken alive as hostages. This Katipunan seems to have been an outgrowth from Spanish freemasonry.
These soon began to display great activity. But about Filipinos began to be admitted into some of them. From them. Bonifacio gathered together a crowd of malcontents and ignorant dupes. It was organized on the triangle plan. Rizal expostulated with Valenzuela for a time over such a mad and hopeless venture. Rizal's name continued to be used as the shibboleth of the insurrection. Bonifacio had been warned of the discovery of his schemes in time to make his escape and flee to the barrio.
On the twenty-sixth armed insurrection broke out at Caloocan. She had the information from a devoted pupil. Without delay she divulged it to her patroness. Vague reports from police officers. The priest called in two officers of the Civil Guard. Many of the prisoners were confined in Fort Santiago. Of all this Rizal himself was. General Ramon Blanco was governor and seems to have been about the only person who kept his head at all.
Then the Spanish population went wild. Soon after the organization had been perfected. The gates of the old Walled City. He tried to prevent giving so irresponsible a movement a fictitious importance. As is so frequently the case in Filipino families. Yet he drew considerable numbers about him. While he was thus detained. In Manila a special tribunal was constituted and worked steadily. It would be almost a travesty to call a trial the proceedings which began early in December and dragged along until the twenty-sixth.
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The order of arrest was cabled to Port Said and Rizal there placed in solitary confinement for the remainder of the voyage. Arrived at Barcelona. He was accused of being the head of it. Rizal was defended by a young Spanish officer selected by him from among a number designated by the tribunal.
Bagumbayan began to be a veritable field of blood. Strenuous efforts were now made by Rizal's friends in London to have him removed from the ship at Singapore. As the name of Rizal had constantly recurred during the trials of the Katipunan suspects. Blanco having at last been stirred to action. Some other charges may have been overlooked in the hurry and excitement. He had from the first reserved for himself the important office of treasurer in the Katipunan.
But the whole. It was a case of sixteenth-century colonial methods fallen into fretful and frantic senility. Shortly afterwards. General Blanco at once gladly acceded to this request and had him brought to Manila.
At Singapore he was advised to land and claim British protection. In the meantime Rizal.
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There is at least a world of reflection in it for the rulers of men. He was placed on the Isla de Panay when it left for Spain on September third and traveled at first as a passenger. So Rizal's fate was sealed.
The witnesses against him. In my writings I have recommended the study of the civic virtues. There has been considerable pragmatical discussion as to what. He pointed out the fact that he had never taken any great part in politics. He did not lose his serenity. The prosecutor presented a lengthy document.
But I place as a premise the education of the people. But he betrayed very little emotion. Panic that shells the drifting spar-. The death sentence was asked. Rizal appeared before the tribunal bound.
His old Jesuit instructors remained with him in the capilla. Loud waste with none to check-. I have also written and my words have been repeated that reforms. Only one reproach is recorded: Spanish territory. The closing words are a compendium of his life and beliefs: I have given proofs. I cannot do less than condemn. I abominate all criminal actions and refuse any kind of participation in them. Imbued with these ideas. Rizal betrayed some sunrise when his doom was thus foreshadowed.
Mad fear that rakes a scornful star Or sweeps a consort's deck! Go back. While in prison Rizal prepared an address to those of his countrymen who were in armed rebellion. He had lived in that higher dreamland of the future. Extra patrols were in the streets. Rizal standing alone.
It was one of those magic December mornings of the tropics--the very nuptials of earth and sky. Arrived there. Bagumbayan Field was crowded with troops. After bidding good-by to his sister and making final disposition regarding some personal property. Thus he was left at the last. That he was reconciled with the Church would seem to be evidenced by the fact that just before the execution he gave legal status as his wife to the woman.
Two special and unusual features are to be noted about this execution. The calmest man in all Manila that day was he who must stand before the firing-squad. All the principal actors were Filipinos: IV "God save thee.
Why look'st thou so? As soon as his doom became certain the Patriots had all scurried to cover. From the fiends. Carnival revelers now dance about the scene and Filipino schoolboys play baseball over that same spot. A few days later another execution was held on that spot. His Katipunan hovered fitfully around Manila.
Does no Caesar. December 1. Unquestionably did Rizal demonstrate himself to be a seer and prophet when he applied to such a system the story of Babylon and the fateful handwriting on the wall! But forces had been loosed that would not be so suppressed. The better classes were driven to take part in the rebellion. Francisco Roxas. Dark Andres went his wild way to perish by the violence he had himself invoked. Rizal assented with a slight protest.
The troops filed past the body. The victim shrugged his shoulders and let the hand fall again to his side--Latin refinement could be no further refined! A moment later there he lay.
Shades of Anda and Vargas! Out there at Balintawak--rather fitly. Stranger death-dirge no man and system ever had. The destruction of the native leaders. There he stood. Andres Bonifacio and his literally sansculottic gangs of cutthroats were. Rizal extended his left hand. Not an Andromache e'en. This the officer declined to permit. I will raise a part of the veil that covers the evil.
And to this end. Shakespeare's Ghost. Desiring thy welfare. Bowring's translation. Secretaries perchance. I will do with thee what the ancients did with their sick. I am conscious that I also suffer from thy defects and weaknesses.
I will strive to reproduce thy condition faithfully. Recorded in the history of human sufferings is a cancer of so malignant a character that the least touch irritates it and awakens in it the sharpest pains. The house of which we are speaking is somewhat low and not exactly correct in all its lines: The inscription on this reads: In spite of the fact that. Like an electric shock the announcement ran through the world of parasites.
We do not believe that its owner has had it torn down. I should spare you this description of the house. It is a rather large building. In the center a large table profusely and expensively decorated seems to beckon to the hanger-on with sweet promises.
This dinner was given in a house on Calle Anloague. Some looked at once for shoe-polish. A wide staircase with green newels and carpeted steps leads from the tiled entrance up to the main floor between rows of flower-pots set upon pedestals of motley-colored and fantastically decorated Chinese porcelain. If we go up the stairs. It is worthy of note that in the distance of nearly a mile this important artery of the district. O you who read this. Since there are neither porters nor servants who demand invitation cards.
Contrasted with these terrestrial preparations are the motley paintings on the walls representing religious matters. To offer to the Spanish ladies a plate of cigars and buyos. The view is closed on the side of the river by curious wooden arches. The soldier.
All the interest and the greatest animation proceed from a group composed of two priests. The poor old lady soon became bored. Some cadets in one corner are conversing in a lively manner but in low tones.
The men. The women consist of a number of Filipino and Spanish maidens.
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In looking at these pictures. He is the curate of Binondo and has been in former years a professor in the college of San Juan de Letran. The Dominican says little. In contrast. Just wait. One of the priests. In the sala. See how well dressed and how dignified I am!
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Is it perhaps the different likenesses of Our Lady hanging on the walls that force them to silence and a religious demeanor or is it that the women here are an exception? A cousin of Capitan Tiago. Yet he had been more given to whipping and had raised the fees in the parish to almost double. Well then. Our host. Don't come at me with theories and fine speeches. With him the Franciscan is carrying on a lively discussion. I stayed in the town of San Diego twenty years and it has been only a few months since I left it.
He is full of merriment. The other is a rubicund youth. I knew in which foot this one was lame. San Diego has a population of six thousand souls and I knew every inhabitant as well as if I had been his mother and wet-nurse.
In spite of the fact that his hair is beginning to turn gray. Don't be so hasty! My successor remained a shorter time. It's one thing to govern in Madrid and another to live in the Philippines. I didn't understand Tagalog very well then. He referred to other colonies whose inhabitants belong to the same race--" "Bah.
He remained for a moment staring fixedly at the young man. As I believe the Gospel!
The Indian is so indolent! Let a few months pass and you will change your opinion. Does this indolence actually. How's that? Tinola is a stew of chicken and squash. And what if he were! These are the nonsensical ideas of the newcomers. Fray Damaso was so greatly surprised that he nearly let his glass fall. How long has it been since you got here? Those young ladies--" "Bah. The lieutenant wrinkled his eyebrows a little more and the small man nodded toward Fray Damaso equivocally. Ask him if there is any equal to the ignorance and indolence of the Indian.
The Dominican contented himself with almost turning his back on the whole group. Santiago doesn't consider himself an Indian--and besides. Don't you see. What's the trouble? The country is going to ruin. The Dominican raised his head to stare at the Franciscan from under his glasses. But my superiors did it for the good of the Orders for my own good.
I've come at my own expense to study the country. But a little General--a little General Calamity--" "Padre.
Wasn't your Reverence satisfied with the town? Suddenly he brought his fist down on the arm of his chair and with a heavy breath exclaimed: That is. Fray Damaso suddenly lost all his merriment and stopped laughing.
The Dominican went on in a still more indifferent tone. The two foreigners paused a moment. Fray Damaso. Vice-Regal Patron! What of that! I certainly was sorry to leave Kamiling and that after I had been there only a few months. The ruling powers support heretics against the ministers of God! Everybody in the sala turned toward the group with astonished looks. His Excellency represents his Majesty the King!
What a wonder! When there are so many books! And with two fingerbreadths of forehead! Many have written books as big as that!
With two fingerbreadths of forehead! This much I will say and will refrain from expressing the rest of my thoughts here. That's all there is to it. I'm afraid? Go now. But his Excellency learned of the affair and as he is an upright man asked for some punishment--and Padre Damaso was transferred to a better town.
What difference does that make? For us there is no king other than the legitimate --" "Halt! Neither do I go to confession! But to say that he committed suicide is a lie. The group welcomed them heartily. Other guests had come in. We must distinguish in the words of Fray Damaso those of the man from those of the priest. The dead man had no relatives there and his only son was in Europe. Some newspaper reporters and shopkeepers greeted one another and moved about aimlessly without knowing just what to do.
These last are the only ones that can really offend. What if he never went to confession. During the absence of Padre Damaso from San Diego. Padre Sibyla. The latter.
And what of all the things that are lost in moving. The people of San Diego were cowardly enough not to protest. Now your Reverence can make your distinctions. A man such as he was. Little by little the party resumed its former tranquillity. Are you crazy? A Franciscan. Fray What-do-you-call-him Savalls. Savalls or Chevas.
I haven't seen him either. Fray Damaso said a Franciscan and I was only repeating. The difference of a letter doesn't make him a Chinaman. There might have been noticed in his frank. The youth bowed. After a few moments of hesitation he. And may you be happier in it than your father was! Good evening. The young man thus found himself alone in the center of the room. Fray Damaso partly rose in his chair and stared fixedly at the lieutenant. The Dominican had taken off his glasses to stare at the newly arrived youth.
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