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White Moon (Knight of the)


Sampson Carrasco assumed this character and device, in order to induce Don Quixote to abandon knight errantry, and return home. The Don, being worsted, returned home, lingered a little while, and died. (Cervantes: Don Quixote, pt. ii. bk. iv. chap. 12, etc.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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White Feather
White Friars
White Harvest (A)
White Hat
White Horse
White Horses
White House
White Ladies [Les Dames Blanches]
White Lies
White Moments of Life (The)
White Moon (Knight of the)
White Night (A)
White Poplar
White Rose
White Sheep [Ak-koin-loo]
White Squall
White Stone
White Stone (Rev. ii. 17)
White Surrey
White Tincture
White Water-lotus [Pe-lien-kaou]