but our lady is lighter than a lanner, and might teach the cleverest Cordovan
or Mexican how to mount; she cleared the back of the saddle in one jump, and without spurs she is making the hackney go like a zebra; and her damsels are no way behind her, for they all fly like the wind;" which was the truth, for as soon as they saw Dulcinea mounted, they pushed on after her, and sped away without looking back, for more than half a league.
When she removed the cordovan
leather from the grand piano and ventured to play a few notes on it, it sounded with a mournful sadness, startling the dismal echoes of the house.
Only one easy arm-chair, very magnificent, was to be seen; the wood was painted with roses on a red ground, the seat was of ruby Cordovan
leather, ornamented with long silken fringes, and studded with a thousand golden nails.
OFF THE MARK It was a memorable day for rider Sean O'Keeffe (below), from Taghmon in Wexford, as the 18-yearold rode his first winner on the track from just his second ride, when winning the mares' bumper at Punchestown on Cordovan
Brown for his boss Liz Doyle.
and expensive looking, a gleaming cordovan
Mr Irvine is founder of Cordovan
Capital a corporate finance advisory and private equity investment firm.
The leather is scratched, and shines a dull cordovan
It is part of the former Cordovan
Office Park, which is fully owned by Texas Trust, and has been renamed Texas Trust Business Park.
I went in and I had some Cordovan
shoes, some jeans.
Yet, like the sumptuous Cordovan
leather of this room's walls, austere stoicism coexisted with ostentatious exceptionalism: 'I don't print for the same price as other printers,' said Balthasar, 'as Rubens doesn't paint for the same price as other painters.
She bases this theory on internal references to Tammam and the access he and his relatives had to the Cordovan
34) From Flavian times and until the triumph of Septimius Severus in 197, the altruism of the Cordovan
elites had accelerated its urban transformation, mainly focusing on keeping and decorating public buildings and spaces, or infrastructures such as roads, bridges and aqueducts, as well as financing spectacles such as the ones sponsored by Lucius Iunius Paulinus, pontiff, perpetual flamen and colonial duovir, as well as provincial flamen, towards the end of the second and beginning of the third century (CIL II2/7 221), in the last great altruistic act documented in Cordova before civic patronage all but disappeared.