from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Machado de Assis, Joachim María 1839-1908. Brazilian writer whose novels, including Dom Casmurro (1900), reveal his wit and pessimistic but empathic view of humanity.
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Those Naps are truly compelling...but a challenge to paint as I am finding with my own collection of Penninsular war figures...