Cervantes


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Cervantes

(səˈvæntiːz; Spanish θɛrˈβantes)
n
(Biography) Miguel de (miˈɣɛl ðe), full surname Cervantes Saavedra. 1547–1616, Spanish dramatist, poet, and prose writer, most famous for Don Quixote (1605), which satirizes the chivalric romances and greatly influenced the development of the novel

Cer•van•tes

(sərˈvæn tiz, -ˈvɑn teɪs)

n.
Miguel de, (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra), 1547–1616, Spanish novelist.
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Noun1.Cervantes - Spanish writer best remembered for `Don Quixote' which satirizes chivalry and influenced the development of the novel form (1547-1616)Cervantes - Spanish writer best remembered for `Don Quixote' which satirizes chivalry and influenced the development of the novel form (1547-1616)
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The traditional parts of this system are, as Cervantes tried to show, for the chief part, barbarous and obsolete; the modern additions are largely due to the novel readers and writers of our own century--most of them half-educated women,rebelliously slavish, superstitious, sentimental, full of the intense egotism fostered by their struggle for personal liberty, and, outside their families, with absolutely no social sentiment except love.
The 'Galatea' of Miguel de Cervantes," said the barber.
That Cervantes has been for many years a great friend of mine, and to my knowledge he has had more experience in reverses than in verses.
With such a VADE MECUM D'Artagnan was morally and physically an exact copy of the hero of Cervantes, to whom we so happily compared him when our duty of an historian placed us under the necessity of sketching his portrait.
When I began to have literary likings of my own, and to love certain books above others, the first authors of my heart were Goldsmith, Cervantes, and Irving.
I think it hardly less fortunate that Cervantes was one of my early passions, though I sat at his feet with no more sense of his mastery than I had of Goldsmith's.
Inspect what delights you in Plutarch, in Shakspeare, in Cervantes.
Come, thou that hast inspired thy Aristophanes, thy Lucian, thy Cervantes, thy Rabelais, thy Moliere, thy Shakespear, thy Swift, thy Marivaux, fill my pages with humour; till mankind learn the good-nature to laugh only at the follies of others, and the humility to grieve at their own.
Avec un cycle de formation de 13 niveaux, l'institut Cervantes a invite les visiteurs du Sila 2015 a prendre des cours d'Espagnol.
Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) is the legendary Spanish author of the classic novel "Don Quixote", but he was also an accomplished playwright.
L es Instituts Cervantes du Maroc vibreront aux rythmes du Jazz et Flamenco durant ce mois d'octobre.
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