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Don Quixote
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  • …his, who hasn’t broken his fast at two in the afternoon,’ and ’there’s no stomach a hand’s breadth bigger than another,’ and the same can be filled ’with straw or hay,’ as the saying is, and ’the little birds of the field have God for their purveyor and caterer,’ and ’four yards of Cuenca frieze keep one warmer than four of Segovia broad-cloth,’ and ’when we quit this world and are put underground the prince travels by as narrow a path as the journeyman,’ and ’the Pope’s body does not…

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