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Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, trans. John Ormsby, rev. J. R. Jones and Kenneth Douglas, Don Quixote (N. Y.: Norton, 1981), p. 457. (N. from the A.)



Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, The Adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha, trans. Tobias Smollett (1755; reprint ed., N. Y: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1986), p. 459. (N. from the A.)



My translation is to appear in 1994, in a Bantam paperback; the identity of the 1993 hardcover publisher is at this writing still under discussion. I therefore cannot give page citations. But volume and chapter numbers should be at least a workable if not an ideal substitute. (N. from the A.)



As cultural systems, constructed by discrete groups of human beings, all languages necessarily have their unique flavors and scents, just as other human-constructed systems do. Spanish architecture is not like French; Italian opera is not like German; British food is not like anything else on earth. As any and every French man or woman will readily tell you, c'est la vie! (N. from the A.)



Volume two, chap. XXX. (N. from the A.)



In chapter XXXIV, indeed, the duchess deliberately positions herself, on foot, to be the first to receive the charge of a deadly wild boar. Her husband obliges her to make an extremely reluctant retreat. (N. from the A.)



Trans. Cohen, supra, p. 663. (N. from the A.)



Trans. Raffel. (N. from the A.)



Volume 2, chap. XXXII. (N. from the A.)



Volume two, chap. 44. (N. from the A.)