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Machado

noun
  1. 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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  • 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

  • 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

  • Early in the fight Colonel Machado, commanding the native soldiers, fell mortally wounded.

    By-Ways of War

    James Jeffrey Roche