Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ed. Poems of Places: An Anthology in 31 Volumes. Spain, Portugal, Belgium, and Holland: Vols. XIVXV. 187679.
Introductory to Spain
The Wake of the King of Spain
Anna Laetitia Barbauld (17431825)
The kings of Spain for nine days after death are placed sitting in robes of state with their attendants around them, and solemnly summoned by the proper officers to their meals and their amusements, as if living.