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  • Zocodover at Toledo, and not on this road coupled like a greyhound.

    Don Quixote

  • Zocodover, his head full of these amazing fantasies, might well let the greater fantasy of the world slip by -- a dream within a dream!

    Visions and Revisions A Book of Literary Devotions

  • When they came to Zocodover, the Cid being on his charger BaviĆ©ca, the King said to him:

    The Lay of the Cid

  • When your carriage has mounted the hill and passed the evening promenade of the To-ledans, the quaint triangular Place, -- I had nearly called it Square, -- "waking laughter in indolent reviewers," the Zocodover, you are lost in the dae-dalian windings of the true streets of Toledo, where you can touch the walls on either side, and where two carriages could no more pass each other than two locomotives could salute and go by on the same track.

    Castilian Days

  • "That is true," said the licentiate, "for those who have been bred up in the Tanneries and the Zocodover cannot talk like those who are almost all day pacing the cathedral cloisters, and yet they are all Toledans.

    Don Quixote

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