A snorting bull, a roaring crowd, the majestic splendor of the matador in his ringMarden captured it all as part of his April 1951 story, Holy Week and the Fair in Sevilla. Sevillians . . . believe in the good life, wrote Marden, noting a local mans personal creed: Eat and drink well, make love boldly, and thumb your nose at death. There are worse philosophies, Marden concluded.