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CHAPTER X - Don Ramon and Dona Carlota

stables. The fourth side, facing, was the house, with heavilybarred windows looking on to the courtyard, but with no door. Instead, there was another Zaguan, or passage with closed doors piercing the house.
Martin trotted ahead to knock on the closed doors. Kate stood looking round at the big yard. In a shed in one corner, four half-naked men were packing bunches of bananas. A man in the shade was sawing poles, and two men in the sun were unloading tiles from a donkey. In a corner was a bullockwagon, and a pair of big black-and-white oxen standing with heads pressed down, waiting.
The big doors opened, and Kate entered the second Zaguan. It was a wide entrance way, with stairs going up on one side, and Kate lingered to look through the open iron gates in front of her, down a formal garden hemmed in with huge mangotrees, to the lake, with its little artificial harbour where two boats were moored. The lake seemed to give off a great light, between the dark walls of mango.
At the back of the new-comers the servant woman closed the big doors on to the yard, then waved Kate to the stairs.
`Pass this way, Senorita.'
A bell tinkled above. Kate climbed the stone stairs. And there above her was Dona Carlota, in white muslin and with white shoes and stockings, her face looking curiously yellow and faded by contrast. Her soft brown hair was low over her ears, and she held out her thin brownish arms with queer effusiveness.
'So you have come ! And you have walked, walked all the way? Oh, imagine walking in so much sun and dust! Come, come in and rest.'
She took Kate's hands and led her across the open terrace at the top of the stairs.
`It is beautiful here,' said Kate.
She stood on the terrace, looking out past the mango-trees at the lake. A distant sailing-canoe was going down the breeze, on the pallid, unreal water. Away across rose the bluish, grooved mountains, with the white speck of a village: far away in the morning it seemed, in another world, in another life, in another mode of time.
`What is that village?' Kate asked.

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