Translation of swain in Spanish:
- [archaic or hum] mozo (masculine) [anticuado], festejante (masculine) [anticuado]Example sentences
- ‘You sound like a lovesick swain,’ she told him, and walked to the window.
- Many a desperate swain would have risked life for the privilege of pressing his lips to the mysterious hand.
- Old and blind, Juliette gave her a lock of Chateaubriand's hair when her eighty-year-old swain died.
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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.