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Don Quixote
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  • ’Scarce had the rubicund Apollo spread o’er the face of the broad spacious earth the golden threads of his bright hair, scarce had the little birds of painted plumage attuned their notes to hail with dulcet and mellifluous harmony the coming of the rosy Dawn, that, deserting the soft couch of her jealous spouse, was appearing to mortals at the gates and balconies of the Manchegan horizon, when the renowned knight Don Quixote of La Mancha, quitting the lazy down, mounted his celebratedů

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  • said in a mellifluous baritone voice
  • A mellifluous female voice on the loudspeaker announced the arrival of a southbound train at gate B. "That’s B as in Bubba," the voice said, which Denny found slightly odd.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread

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