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Reyes   /rˈeɪɪs/   Listen

Chilean poet (1904-1973).  Synonyms: Neftali Ricardo Reyes, Neruda, Pablo Neruda.

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"Reyes" Quotes from Famous Books

... of June, 1579, Francis Drake, in command of the Golden Hinde, took refuge in the bay under Point Reyes, now known as Drake's Bay. He took possession of the country in the name of Queen Elizabeth, and named it New Albion, because of the white cliffs which, Chaplain Fletcher writes, "lie towards the sea," and also "that it might have some affinity with our own country." It was ...
— The March of Portola - and, The Log of the San Carlos and Original Documents - Translated and Annotated • Zoeth S. Eldredge and E. J. Molera

... jokes with our driver. By the time a protracted file of mules had preceded us over the bridge, a brisk shower had come up, and after urging our grays at their topmost speed toward the famous church of San Juan de los Reyes Catolicos, we still had to run from our carriage door through ...
— Familiar Spanish Travels • W. D. Howells

... saw I then Dan Citherus, And of Athens Dan Pronomus, And Marsyas that lost his skin, Both in the face, body, and chin, For that he would envyen, lo! To pipe better than Apollo. There saw I famous, old and young, Pipers of alle Dutche tongue, To learne love-dances and springs, Reyes, and these strange things. Then saw I in another place, Standing in a large space, Of them that make bloody* soun', *martial In trumpet, beam,* and clarioun; *horn For in fight and blood-sheddings Is used gladly clarionings. There ...
— The Canterbury Tales and Other Poems • Geoffrey Chaucer

... there was enthusiastic applause for the Consul; he offered us all cigars, glasses of very fine sherry, and lemonade for the musicians and the majority. The toasts were offered with the sherry by your humble servant, Sres. Cannon, Enriquez, Celio, Reyes, the Consul, the editors of the Free Press, Straits Times and Mr. Bray. We drank to America and her humanitarian work of redemption; to the Philippines with America; we gave thanks to the Consul, to Mr. ...
— The Philippines: Past and Present (vol. 1 of 2) • Dean C. Worcester

... nacion, y nunca en traicion de ella." Other versions of his last words have been given, but that given above seems the most authentic, not only from intrinsic probability, but from the fact that it was given, shortly after the execution, by the Mexican Dr. Reyes, who was present, to Dr. Basch. Loc. ...
— Maximilian in Mexico - A Woman's Reminiscences of the French Intervention 1862-1867 • Sara Yorke Stevenson

... as we shall see hereafter, were in favor of the Americans. The Spaniards, however, were most bitter, and as had been the case in Havana and Manila, kept up an absurd show of superior strength. This is well manifested by a proclamation which, signed by Jose Reyes, Celestins Dominguez and Genara Cautino, was issued to the people of Guayama on May 20, 1898. As one of the curiosities of the war, it can only be compared to the celebrated and laughable manifesto which Captain-General ...
— Porto Rico - Its History, Products and Possibilities... • Arthur D. Hall

... subject. The fact that this was a mere sham, and that the President had entire power to confirm his own treaty and act on it if he desired, was shown as soon as the revolution took place, for on November 6 General Reyes of Colombia addressed the American Minister at Bogota, on behalf of President Maroquin, saying that "if the Government of the United States would land troops and restore the Colombian sovereignty" the Colombian President would "declare ...
— Theodore Roosevelt - An Autobiography by Theodore Roosevelt • Theodore Roosevelt

... Que no ha de entrar, vive Dios, Por ellas, quien no estuviere Mas limpio que lo esta el sol. "No profane mi palacio 10 Un fementido traidor Que contra su Rey combate Y que a su patria vendio. "Pues si el es de Reyes primo, Primo de Reyes soy yo; 15 Y conde de Benavente Si el es duque de Borbon; "Llevandole de ventaja Que nunca jamas mancho La traicion mi noble sangre, ...
— Modern Spanish Lyrics • Various

... discovered, one hundred and twenty years since it was colonized by white people, and a little over forty years since it became a part of our republic. In 1542, Cabrillo had sailed up the coast as far as Cape Mendocino. In 1577, Sir Francis Drake came as far north as Point Reyes, where, seeing the white cliffs of Marin County, he called the country New Albion. Better known than these to Spanish-speaking people was the voyage of Sebastian Vizcaino, who, in 1602, had coasted along as far as Point Reyes, and had left a full ...
— The Story of the Innumerable Company, and Other Sketches • David Starr Jordan

Words linked to "Reyes" :   Neruda, poet

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