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Montalvo

[mawn-tahl-vaw] /mɔnˈtɑl vɔ/
noun
1.
Garci Ordóñez de
[gahr-thee awr-th aw-nyeth th e] /gɑrˈθi ɔrˈðɔ nyɛθ ðɛ/ (Show IPA)
15th-century Spanish writer.
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  • "If that person will not be silent, silence her," said Montalvo, addressing the sergeant.

    Lysbeth H. Rider Haggard
  • The administration of Montalvo was unfavorably marked by three things.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 1 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • Nevertheless the king's favorable disposition toward Montalvo was potent, and prevailed.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 1 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • Montalvo also did much to promote agriculture, and the raising of swine.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 1 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • Montalvo lashed the stallion, and once more they passed him.

    Lysbeth H. Rider Haggard
  • Now, in an agony of mind, Lysbeth turned and looked at Montalvo.

    Lysbeth H. Rider Haggard
  • The next Montalvo, courteous and composed, was bowing before his visitor and praying her to be seated.

    Lysbeth H. Rider Haggard
  • Montalvo had his ruling passion; it was not war, it was not women; it was money.

    Lysbeth H. Rider Haggard
  • Montalvo took some more pasty, and washed it down with a glass of wine.

    Lysbeth H. Rider Haggard
  • Am I a rat that I should be bolted from my hole thus by this ferret of a Montalvo?

    Lysbeth H. Rider Haggard

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