Who is el alguacil in Lazarillo de Tormes

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The word alguacil in Spanish translates to clerk or baliff in English.  In the novel, Lazaro serves the baliff in the final chapter.  He doesn't serve him for very long, however, as in the process of doing so Lazaro realizes that chasing criminals is much too dangerous of a job...

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The word alguacil in Spanish translates to clerk or baliff in English.  In the novel, Lazaro serves the baliff in the final chapter.  He doesn't serve him for very long, however, as in the process of doing so Lazaro realizes that chasing criminals is much too dangerous of a job for him.  Consequetly, his stint with the baliff is short-lived as, with the help of the Archpriest, he instead finds a job as an official town crier.  Lazaro loves this position as he is involved in everything through it. 

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