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Rosinante

(ˌrɒzɪˈnæntɪ)
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(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a worn-out emaciated old horse
[C18: from Spanish, the name of Don Quixote's horse, from rocin old horse]
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So, without giving notice of his intention to anyone, and without anybody seeing him, one morning before the dawning of the day (which was one of the hottest of the month of July) he donned his suit of armour, mounted Rocinante with his patched-up helmet on, braced his buckler, took his lance, and by the back door of the yard sallied forth upon the plain in the highest contentment and satisfaction at seeing with what ease he had made a beginning with his grand purpose.
Scarce had the rubicund Apollo spread o'er the face of the broad spacious earth the golden threads of his bright hair, scarce had the little birds of painted plumage attuned their notes to hail with dulcet and mellifluous harmony the coming of the rosy Dawn, that, deserting the soft couch of her jealous spouse, was appearing to mortals at the gates and balconies of the Manchegan horizon, when the renowned knight Don Quixote of La Mancha, quitting the lazy down, mounted his celebrated steed Rocinante and began to traverse the ancient and famous Campo de Montiel;'" which in fact he was actually traversing.
But seeing that they were slow about it, and that Rocinante was in a hurry to reach the stable, he made for the inn door, and perceived the two gay damsels who were standing there, and who seemed to him to be two fair maidens or lovely ladies taking their ease at the castle gate.
or Rocinante, for that, ladies mine, is my horse's name, and Don Quixote of La Mancha is my own; for though I had no intention of declaring myself until my achievements in your service and honour had made me known, the necessity of adapting that old ballad of Lancelot to the present occasion has given you the knowledge of my name altogether prematurely.
Rocinante is the name of which fictional character's horse?
Ha colaborado en Clarin (Chile), Brecha (Uruguay), La Jornada Semanal (Mexico), America Libre (Argentina), Proceso (Mexico), Inventio (Mexico), Cronica Popular (Espana), Rocinante (Chile), Archipielago (Mexico), y en las paginas digitales: Casa de las Americas (Cuba), Fondo de Cultura Economica (Mexico), Rebelion (Espana), teleSUR (Venezuela), Centro de Informacion de Prensa (Cuba), Biblioteca Virtual Cervantes (Espana) y La Jiribilla (Cuba).
It is night time, and Sancho is considerably frightened to allow his master to venture further away from him; he outlines an ingenious strategy of detaining him: he ties the legs of Rocinante and reaches his purpose--that his master should await by his side for the dawn.
Dali strategically utilizes pastel colors in other areas of the composition that stand out from the prevailing tannish brown, such as in the windmills, the bands around the neck of the sculptural figure front lower left and in the real Don Quixote and Rocinante, lower center, as they begin to tumble in the culmination of their battle with the windmill.
Las correrias del Quijote entre los bosques sobre su Rocinante, los inmensos planos del llano de Castilla.
Para empezar, Rocinante tiene una actitud, un instinto animal que esta como un poco trabado, mientras que el Quijote--eso quiero representar--ve el camino resuelto y hay una meta, sin que esto fuera un optimismo bobo, ni banal.
Dismissing Sancho's impaired vision, Quixote invokes the honor of his lady Dulcinea (a loud, husky village wench), spurs on his steed Rocinante (a rickety old workhorse), and charges straight at the giants (windmills).
We are introduced to Captain James Holden and his crew of the Rocinante.