"Take the serene whistle"
. *. *. *. *. *. *. *. *. *. *.Dressed
in gray coat and hat and then uniformed military aspect, the serene
figure appeared back in 1765 in Madrid as a lamplighter responsible for
maintaining street lighting at night. It is toward 1797 when he was charged with public safety and functions differ lamplighter and serene.
the pike (1), flashlight and key ring of the portals of the streets in
their custody, the law enforcement officer disappeared veiled by the
tranquility of the neighborhood at night, knew and was known by all the
first helped not only in case of forgotten or misplaced keys, but as
confident and alert in case of trouble (fire, theft or emergency).
serene owes its name to the fact that he was singing the hour (o'clock,
half and quarter) and the time was: "The 5 and raining" ... "6 and serene" ... This
being the most frequent chant, (little desire to sing and move around
those streets would be if the weather was inclement) came to become the
name of their profession. (Learn more about the craft)
the night watchman was called and he responded by slapping alerted of
an emergency or a loud whistle blows as a referee on the field. But there was so much liked to whistle in the end failed to signify danger and were not heeded.
Hence, this ruling now means neglected, undervalued, ignored something or someone.
. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -.(1). - Pike: 1. m. Palo armed with an iron spike, used for defense and offense.-. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -.
samples of these characters in all those sketches, operettas or novels
that recreate the old Madrid (Carlos Galdos or Arniches). Advising latest book: "In the evening on the back" of Manuel Ferrand. Planet Award 1968.
A guard and a serene, forced to stay awake at night, share experiences in those long hours.