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Machado

/Portuguese maˈʃadu/
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Joaquim Maria (ʒuaˈkɪ maˈria). 1839–1908, Brazilian author of novels and short stories, whose novels include Epitaph of a Small Winner (1881) and Dom Casmurro (1899)
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  • Early in the fight Colonel machado, commanding the native soldiers, fell mortally wounded.

    By-Ways of War James Jeffrey Roche
  • With the year 1879, however, machado de Assis began a long phase of maturity that was to last for thirty years.

    Brazilian Tales Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
  • The judgment of Verissimo upon machado de Assis differs somewhat from that of his distinguished compatriots.

    Brazilian Tales Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
  • All of machado de Assis is practically present in his early works; in fact, he did not change, he scarcely developed.

    Brazilian Tales Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis

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