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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Alonzo of A’guilar’.
When Fernando, King of Ar’agon, was laying siege to Grana’da, after chasing Za’gal from the gates, he asked who would undertake to plant his banner on the heights. Alonzo, “the lowmost of the dons,” undertook the task, but was cut down by the Moors. His body was exposed in the wood of Oxije’ra, and the Moorish damsels, struck with its beauty, buried it near the brook of Alpuxarra.   1

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