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White Moon (Knight of the)

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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 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
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