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  • Trabajar en un medio público es ser esbirro del Gobierno.
  • Mientras no se juzgue a los gobernantes que permiten estos actos, siempre habrá esbirros que los perpetren.
  • Los lugareños armados de palos, fuetes, y ondas se enfrentaron a los esbirros del feudatario.

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    Mezcal is an alcoholic drink similar to tequila obtained in Mexico by distilling the juice or aguamiel extracted from roasted tips of the maguey plant. Bottles of mezcal are usually sold containing a gusano, the larva of an insect that lives on the maguey. This is said to enhance the flavor.