Origin of barba
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I suspect that since lunch was my treat, Barba took me to his favorite restaurant.
One of them fetched Manuel, nicknamed Barba (Spanish for beard), who was, of course, clean shaven.
Barba offered me a line of cocaine as we sat on his bunk bed covered by posters of musicians and half-naked women.
“We are going to fight like hell to win—with or without the national Democrats,” Barba says.
As soon as Barba had entered the harbour and cast anchor, Caballero went on board to pay his respects to him.
One can easily imagine the astonishment of Barba and his men; however, they could do no better than patiently submit.
Footnote 107: Barba—a title of respect; in the Vaudois dialect literally signifying an uncle.The Huguenots in France|Samuel Smiles.
Barba was kindly received by Cortes, whom he informed that another small vessel might be expected with provisions in about a week.
Cortez was now too strong to be apprehended by any force which Barba had at his command.Hernando Cortez|John S. C. Abbott