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Authors: Decio Giulio and Riccardo Carugati, Hardbound, ISBN: 9788837067632, 1st Edition, 2009 - **Second-Hand book in excellent condition**

 A certain kind of physical build expresses an innate tendency towards defiance.

The bodily morphology reflects the character, the savagery and instinctive aggressiveness of the animal. In the words of Ernest Hemingway: "The physical characteristics of the fighting bull are its thick and very strong hide with glossy pelt, small head, but wide forehead; strength and shape of horns, which curve forward; short, thick neck with the great hump of muscle which erects when the bull is angry; wide shoulders, very small hooves and length and slenderness of tail."

This is in Spain, where, "Bulls for the ring are wild animals. They are bred from a strain that comes down in direct descent from the wild bulls that ranged over the Peninsula."

In the land called Emilia, the engines they produce are exemplary in their tenacity, inherently ready to compete. The engines are the heart of their splendid, exclusive automobiles, ready to roar along the roads of the world. This is true above all of those made by the Casa of Sant'Agata Bolognese. Its name is blazoned across the firm's logo, with a Bull below it, portrayed in the act of charging, symbolizing overwhelming, irrepressible dynamism.

The name is Lamborghini. Speed is in the DNA of the men who "speak like nature, like things, the successive layers of things and what they tell us about human affairs," writes Giuseppe Raimondi in Cara Italia. "Speech springs on the mouth to the cadences of the heart, the laws of custom, and the character of every living being, enfolding and endowing it with sound and sense_ So the word ... is colored with the hues of material things and even of the sky, which lie around and above on all sides. The speech of the Emilians is not....

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