"I am no longer in Sardinia, I have the impression of being in Catalonia: all contribute to make that feeling more complete, the faces, the houses, the sound of voices, the language itself. I see some "Manolas" with the provocative tirabaci, raven-haired with turqouise reflexes, the eye and a sparkling pink notes on bodice, I see toothless old women, typical "chaperons." Some men go, with some haughty air, a hand on the side as if they are taking a bone of a sword. I appeal to these people in their own language, Catalan, and they are happy to converse with a foreigner they assume to belong to their race ... "
Gaston Charles Yuillier