Dulcinea

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Dulcinea

beautiful peasant woman idealized by Don Quixote. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote]

Dulcinea

(del Toboso) country girl, whom Quixote apotheosizes as guiding light. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote]

Dulcinea

as Quixote’s ideal; now, generic for ‘sweetheart.’ [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote, Espy, 128]
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Don Quijote es consciente de que la Aldonza Lorenzo que conoce Sancho
figura de su amada, transformando el recuerdo de Aldonza en el mito de
Two hours to transform myself from the warm and comfy Mom to the wild Aldonza.
My hands were trembling with excitement as I began to warm up my voice, singing at the top of my lungs, not even seeing my familiar house any more, but instead surrounded by the world of Aldonza.
In a flash of reality I forgot Aldonza and saw myself in my mind's eye.
Set in this secluded private hideaway, Spa Aldonza provides the perfect retreat from the fast pace of daily life.
For the ultimate in luxury, Spa Aldonza offers unique spa packages where guests can escape for a few hours of total pampering.
Spa Aldonza is available to day visitors as well as resort guests.
Pierro observed that 18 or so years ago she would have been too young to play Aldonza in the musical "Man of La Mancha.
While the spirited Pierro may "regretfully" acknowledge that she is now in her 40s (it seemed half-jokingly, the way she put it), a compensation is that "now I'm perfect for it," she said of Aldonza, the hot-blooded serving girl whom Don Quixote imagines as his fair maiden Dulcinea.
It's not as if Pierro has been deliberately waiting around to portray Aldonza, but when she takes the stage tomorrow night in the role as the Worcester County Light Opera Company production of "Man of La Mancha" opens its run this will be the first musical Pierro has appeared in since 1992.
The duo set out to rid the world of evil, battling windmills and honoring the serving wench Aldonza as a lady.