Sancho Panza


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San•cho Pan•za

(ˈsæn tʃoʊ ˈpæn zə, ˈsɑn tʃoʊ ˈpɑn-)
n.
the squire of Don Quixote.
References in classic literature ?
On these and the like promises Sancho Panza (for so the labourer was called) left wife and children, and engaged himself as esquire to his neighbour.
And now said Sancho Panza to his master, "Your worship will take care, Senor Knight-errant, not to forget about the island you have promised me, for be it ever so big I'll be equal to governing it.
In that case," said Sancho Panza, "if I should become a king by one of those miracles your worship speaks of, even Juana Gutierrez, my old woman, would come to be queen and my children infantes.
I doubt it," replied Sancho Panza, "because for my part I am persuaded that though God should shower down kingdoms upon earth, not one of them would fit the head of Mari Gutierrez.
Iba Sancho Panza sobre su jumento como un patriarca, con sus alforjas y su bota, y con mucho deseo de verse ya gobernador de la insula que su amo le habia prometido (I, 7) (4).
Following him was the bemused, rotund reporter Adrian Chiles, a podgy Brummie Sancho Panza to Branson's dashing Don Quixote.
However, the Zinc team has decided they don't want people upping and leaving and to help them in their quest they have employed the services Jimmy K Tel and Matt Brown, also known as underground DJ collective Sancho Panza.
Playing a brilliant double act with Phil principal viola David Greenlees, as story book heroes Don Quixote and Sancho Panza (an ancient incompetent equivalent of the Lone Ranger and Tonto), Mr Harrell scowled and grimaced like an actor in response to Richard Strauss's vivid orchestral portrayal of the warriors who thought windmills to be menacing giants.
The Decca reissue of Man of La Mancha is a marvelous testament to the late singer-actor, with distinguished contributions from Joan Diener as the fiery-yet-fragile Aldonza, Robert Rounseville as the sympathetic Padre (whose "To Each His Dulcinea" sounds more haunting than ever) and Yiddish theatre stalwart Irving Jacobson as the sad-funny Sancho Panza.
The staging, with some bright backcloths designed by Lev Solodovnikov, had more than its fair share of innovative oddities, placing more emphasis than usual on Quixote, Sancho Panza, Gamache and Lorenzo, even giving the latter three a cheerful little Russian character trio to dance.
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