- 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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A lot has changed since China—pronounced “Cheena”—Machado was a household name.
But Machado, now 82, has aged gracefully—and, by her account, completely naturally.
Despite this, Machado re-signed a modeling contract in 2010 at age 80.
Ferreira has since opened up a pet shop, borrowing money from a loan shark, who apparently “took pity on her,” Machado says.
The link to the Americans arose as a local television reporter probing the Iranian case rang Machado, an expert in diplomatic law.
The judgment of Verissimo upon Machado de Assis differs somewhat from that of his distinguished compatriots.
All of Machado de Assis is practically present in his early works; in fact, he did not change, he scarcely developed.
With the year 1879, however, Machado de Assis began a long phase of maturity that was to last for thirty years.
Early in the fight Colonel Machado, commanding the native soldiers, fell mortally wounded.By-Ways of War
James Jeffrey Roche