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Rocinante

[Spanish raw-thee-nahn-te, -see-] /Spanish ˌrɔ θiˈnɑn tɛ, -si-/
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  • So saying, he gave Rocinante the spur and was soon out of reach.

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

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

  • Rocinante from the mere hard measure he had received lay unable to stir for the present.

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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • He said he preferred to eat outside and asked that they bring him the food, and also some barley for Rocinante.

    The Story of Don Quixote

    Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

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