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Rosinante

Don Quixote’s mount. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote]
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Curren compares her car to Don Quixote's horse--it is "willing but old, like Rocinante" (Coetzee 1998: 18)--and as Hayes argues, both Elizabeth and Don Quixote go out in their respective Rocinantes to confront a reality that despises and mocks them (2010: 137).
Above the entire painting was the single word: Rocinante.
Transnational Cervantes is a magnificent Rocinante from which to tilt at them.
Harold Kalve of the FV Rocinante during fishing operations; Dave Douglas, Dan Mulcahy DVM, and Julie Meka of USGS-Alaska Science Center; Susan Ingles, Richard Hocking, Pam Parker, Brian Mullaly, Jessica Dunning, and the staff at Alaska Sea Life Center; and Tom Weingartner, David Leech and the crew on the RV Alpha Helix from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
It might smack of Don Quixote tilting at windmills - in an unwashed Ford Rocinante - but, nevertheless, let's wish the Government well with its quest to transform burly, bluff old-white van man into a sandal-wearing eco-warrior.
The long, gaunt, gray figure of the hidalgo in the rusty, armor of his great-grandfathers, on his rusty steed Rocinante, breathes sadness along with mad knightly ardor--but not because he has been driven mad by his virtue.
Robert Winston got Rocinante home in a tight finish to the Classic Suite Handicap, after which trainer John Quinn said: "That is 13 for the season.
A little over a quarter of a century later, on the other side of the Atlantic, the novelist John Steinbeck, winner of the 1962 Nobel Prize for Literature, made his tour of his home country in a small truck on the back of which he had living-quarters built and which, with a nod to Cervantes, he named Rocinante.
Coetzee has said of the book's literary legacy, "Like Odysseus embarked for Ithaca, like Quixote mounted on Rocinante, Robinson Crusoe with his parrot and umbrella has become a figure in the collective consciousness of the West"--but not only in the West.
In the pitch black of night and hearing the banging of hydraulic hammers, Don Quixote, "fearless as ever, climbed up on Rocinante and, taking up his shield, set his lance" and in hyperdramatic fashion said,
He is founder of Rocinante, a community project for aging activists combined with a birth center and midwifery service.
In the morning, through white streets with names like "Don Quijote," "Sancho Panza," and "Dulcinea," I reach a rock-studded hillock, full of poppies and thistles, where several old windmills stand out like the imagined giants that Don Quixote fought with all his might, only to be furiously repelled by their arms and thrown to the ground along with his patient mount Rocinante.