Don Quixote

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any impractical idealist (after Cervantes' hero)

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12) The Life and Notable Adventures, of that Renown'd Knight Don Quixote de la Mancha, Merrily Translated into Hudibrastick Verse, 4 vols (London: T.
13) The Life and Exploits of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha (London: Tonson and Dodsley, 1742).
Don Quixote de La Mancha, Cervantes' immortal novel, is first and foremost an image: a fifty-something gentleman in anachronistic armor and as bony as his horse, accompanied by a coarse and chubby peasant riding a donkey, a sometime squire, frozen in winter, burning in summer, crossing the plains of La Mancha in search of adventures.
Well, it's 200 years since Trafalgar and twice that since Cervantes published Don Quixote de la Mancha in the same year that Lear was performed for the first time.
This medium-bodied Honduran cigar is superbly constructed and provides exceptional flavor, befitting a cigar named for Sancho Panza -- the memorable literary figure created by the great Spanish author, Miguel de Cervantes in the stories of Don Quixote de la Mancha.
Cervantes's Don Quixote de la Mancha is in part a parody of the conceits and morals of chivalric romances that were still popular in the 16th century.
He brings to life the long-suffering Sancho, the Duke and Duchess, various priests and lovers, and the mad old man himself, Don Quixote de La Mancha, whose befuddlement is wonderfully wrought.
MIAMI, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- As part if its Quincentennial programming, Univision presents "Don Quixote", an extraordinary miniseries based on Miguel de Cervantes' 17th Century masterpiece novel Don Quixote de la Mancha.