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  • It was a favourite song of the sheep herders, beginning: "_Huile, huile, palomita_," which being translated means, "Fly, fly, little dove."

    Sixes and Sevens O. Henry 1886

  • If you ain't played yourself out, let's have that Mexican piece that starts off with: '_Huile, huile, palomita_.'

    Sixes and Sevens O. Henry 1886

  • Then Carmen lifted her from the bed to her lap, and caressed her, and rocked her gently to and fro, as she had done many a night for Concha, -- murmuring, -- "Yo sere tu madre, angel mio, dulzura mia; -- sere tu madrecita, palomita mia!"

    Chita: a Memory of Last Island Lafcadio Hearn 1877

  • Winehouse has discussed plans to cover the tattoo, which she had done by another tattooist a month after she first started dating Fielder-Civil in 2005, with a stole design in the form of either a leopard, a lioness or a palomita (dove).

    Evening Standard - Home 2010


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