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Rocinante

[Spanish raw-thee-nahn-te, -see-] /Spanish ˌrɔ θiˈnɑn tɛ, -si-/
noun
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  • Rocinante from the mere hard measure he had received lay unable to stir for the present.

  • I never thought it of Rocinante, for I took him to be a virtuous person and as quiet as myself.

  • Don Quixote was mounted, not on Rocinante, but upon a tall mule of easy pace and handsomely caparisoned.

  • And so, vexed and dejected though not hungry, without dismounting from Dapple he followed in the footsteps of Rocinante.

  • Sancho was so certain his master would be thrown that he left his donkey and ran as fast as he could after Rocinante.

    The Story of Don Quixote Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  • Sancho's soft heart now turned to Rocinante, who had been the cause of all the trouble.

    The Story of Don Quixote Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  • So saying, he gave Rocinante the spur and was soon out of reach.

  • The more his rider spurred him, the more impossible it became for Rocinante to stir.

    The Story of Don Quixote Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  • As Rocinante went down, our gallant hero went over his head, and after he had struck the ground he rolled for some distance.

    The Story of Don Quixote Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  • At daybreak Sancho stole over to Rocinante and untied his legs.

    The Story of Don Quixote Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

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