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  • for his novel Don Quixote, or Don Quijote de la Mancha, which is considered by many to be the first modern novel, one of the greatest works in Western literature
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  • Don Quixote, part ii, chapter xxxiii. Slow, slow, fresh fount, keep time with my salt tears: Yet, slower, yet; O faintly, gentle springs: List to
    24 KB (3,820 words) - 18:49, 2 January 2016
  • of beauty do not inspire love; there is a kind which only pleases the sight, but does not captivate the affections. Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote,
    65 KB (9,906 words) - 20:55, 17 May 2016
  • gauntness of his looks was accentuated by the deep sockets from which his eyes looked out, always rather sadly. … The resemblance to Don Quixote was appropriate
    138 KB (20,813 words) - 20:43, 21 March 2016
  • content, has no more to desire; so the matter's over. Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote (1605-15), Part I, Book IV, Chapter XXIII There was a State without
    92 KB (13,627 words) - 15:56, 28 May 2016
  • reading of stories and delighting in them made Don Quixote a gentleman: the believing them literally made him a madman who slew lambs instead of feeding
    105 KB (15,478 words) - 19:36, 21 May 2016
  • Seneca the Younger, Epistles, 107. Cleanthus, Fragment. Cervantes, Don Quixote, I. 22. Dante, Paradise, VIII, line 134. Friedrich Schiller, Wallenstein's
    176 KB (28,010 words) - 16:04, 23 April 2016
  • dislike of orthodoxy turned him into an unconsciously comic figure, like Don Quixote. p. 153-154 Crowley wanted to be a magician because he wanted power
    99 KB (16,173 words) - 14:43, 4 April 2016
  • and statistics. Diligence is the mother of good fortune. Actually from Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Don Quixote, Part I, Book IV, ch. 19. If it is not
    77 KB (12,194 words) - 08:41, 7 December 2015
  • in her nakedness and poverty, but should hope, rather, that part of her Don Quixote ideal will live on in her children so that they do not sink into philistinism
    349 KB (51,589 words) - 09:31, 27 May 2016
  • preface to Don Quixote that "even a worm when trod upon, will turn again." …Geoffrey, it seems, was correct after all - not in every detail, of course, but
    141 KB (22,024 words) - 20:35, 25 March 2016
  • great lay. Not so....Burgess thought he was Cervantes, but in fact he is Don Quixote. There is no Burgess book that gives the impression you are reading something
    109 KB (18,283 words) - 09:13, 15 January 2016
  • So does spending a lot of hours "communicating" on the Internet when one could use that time reading Cervantes' Don Quixote. "Neil Postman Ponders High
    70 KB (10,155 words) - 21:25, 13 September 2015
  • with reality — Don Quixote, jousting with imaginary enemies, or his loyal lackey Sancho Panza, indulging his master's fantasies in spite of the danger to
    380 KB (62,748 words) - 19:11, 13 May 2016