Dulcinea

Word DULCINEA
Character 8
Hyphenation dul cin e a
Pronunciations N/A

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Derived from Cervantes' master piece Don Quixote. A woman who is of such astounding beauty, phsycally and mentally, that those who truly fall in love with such a person become illuminated with quixotic ideals. Urban Dictionary

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The word "dulcinea" in example sentences

When the dance, which was generally a long waltz, was over, he seated his partner, and then went to a little counter at the end of the room and bought his dulcinea a plate of the candies and sweetmeats provided. ❋ Unknown (2010)

I hope MacCain is solidly defeated with his dulcinea who got his endrenalin going and managed to fool him. ❋ Unknown (2008)

They have a new dulcinea wherever they newly quarter, and carry about the few ideas they possess from damsel to damsel, as regularly as from town to town. ' ❋ Unknown (2008)

I should do with this languishing dulcinea, should I deliver her from thraldom? ❋ Unknown (2008)

This was no other than an expedient of the painter to awaken his dulcinea, with whom he had made an assignation, or at least interchanged such signals as he thought amounted to a firm appointment. ❋ Unknown (2004)

Israelite and his dulcinea dejected in consequence of their disgrace, the poet absorbed in lofty meditation, the painter in schemes of revenge; while Jolter, rocked by the motion of the carriage, made himself amends for the want of rest he had sustained; and the mendicant, with his fair charge, were infected by the cloudy aspect of our youth, in whose disappointment each of them, for different reasons, bore no inconsiderable share. ❋ Unknown (2004)

The pupil, who was well assured of the true motive, allowed his governor to enjoy the triumph of his own penetration, and consoled himself with the hope of seeing his dulcinea again at some of the public places in Paris, which he proposed to frequent. ❋ Unknown (2004)

During his next interview with his dulcinea, far from discovering the least sign of jealousy or discontent, he affected the appearance of extraordinary fondness, and, after having spent the afternoon with the show of uncommon satisfaction, told her he was engaged in a party for Fountainebleau, and would set out from Paris that same evening; so that he should not have the pleasure of seeing her again for some days. ❋ Unknown (2004)

This affair being settled to his satisfaction, and the night at odds with morning, he took an opportunity of imparting to the ear of this aged dulcinea a kind whisper, importing a promise of visiting her when his sister should be retired to her own chamber, and an earnest desire of leaving her door unlocked. ❋ Unknown (2004)

The Count — except for the sake of my dulcinea, what was it to me whether the old coward whom I had seen, in an ague of terror before the brawling Colonel, interposed or not? ❋ Unknown (2003)

The brave, the royal Alonzo heard not the voice of his enchanting dulcinea; he, poor fellow, with difficulty supported his trembling frame against an ancient _memento mori_, which reared its tristful crest within a whisper of the lattice of the lovely Carlotta. ❋ Various (N/A)

I can fully understand why a minstrel, an American minstrel, singing a plantation melody to his dusky dulcinea, should have a blackened face, but why a man blackened as ❋ Ben W. [Illustrator] Warden (N/A)

Here the particular man in his mind -- to-wit his own agreeable self, had devoted his twenty-four years to acquiring sundry dazzling accomplishments, zonly to have his interest in life dampened by a matrimonial scheme, hatched long ago in the fertile brains of his own parents and the parents of his prospective dulcinea in conspiracy. ❋ Eugenia Dunlap Potts (N/A)

It was what the king said to the queen, the prince to the princess, the duke to the lady, the gardener to the maid, the troubadour to his dulcinea. ❋ William Allen White (1906)

David, when his back was turned, repaid the restraint with ridicule of him and his dulcinea, which should be read with great abatement. ❋ Boswell, James, 1740-1795 (1887)

It may be here observed that a man is very apt to come from the smallest encounter with his dulcinea distrait, bored, or shame-faced; to forget that his cravat is awry, or that a long blond hair is adhering to his button. ❋ Bret Harte (1869)

This was none other than an affair matrimonial; but on my return I had some misunderstanding with my fair dulcinea, and the courtship dropped through. ❋ Unknown (1856)

The Count -- except for the sake of my dulcinea, what was it to me whether the old coward whom I had seen, in an ague of terror before the brawling Colonel, interposed or not? ❋ Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (1843)

Well, sir, “come what come might,” I stole under cover of the darkness to the dwelling of my dulcinea. ❋ Unknown (1824)

Well, sir, "come what come might," I stole under cover of the darkness to the dwelling of my dulcinea. ❋ Washington Irving (1821)

David [waits] every morning to meet his Dulcinea, and catch some of the [rays] of light that [shine] from her eyes. ❋ David Bourne (2007)

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