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CHAPTER X - Don Ramon and Dona Carlota

Kate sat in absolute dismay, waiting for the other woman to recover herself. She felt cold against these hysterics, and exerted all her heavy female will to stop them.
`After all,' she said, when Dona Carlota became quiet, her face in her hands, `it isn't your fault. We can't be responsible, even for our husbands. I know that, since my husband died, and I couldn't prevent him dying. And then - then I learned that no matter how you love another person, you can't really do anything, you are helpless when it comes to the last things. You have to leave them to themselves, when they want to die: or when they want to do things that seem foolish, so, so foolish, to a woman.'
Doha Carlota looked up at the other woman.
`You loved your husband very much - and he died?' she said softly.
`I did love him. And I shall never, never love another man. I couldn't. I've lost the power.'
`And why did he die?'
`Ah, even that was really his own fault. He broke his own soul and spirit, in those Irish politics. I knew it was wrong. What does Ireland matter, what does nationalism and all that rubbish matter, really! And revolutions! They are so, so stupid and vieuxjeu. Ah! It would have been so much better if Joachim had been content to live his life in peace, with me. It could be so jolly, so lovely. And I tried and tried and tried with him. But it was no good. He wanted to kill himself with that beastly Irish business, and I tried in vain to prevent him.'
Dona Carlota stared slowly at Kate.
`As a woman must try to prevent a man, when he is going wrong,' she said. `As I try to prevent Ramon. As he will get himself killed, as surely as they all do, down to Francisco Villa. And when they are dead, what good is it all?'
`When they are dead,' said Kate, `then you know it's no good.'
`You do l Oh, Senora, if you think you can help me with Ramon, do help me, do 1 For it means the death either of me or him. And I shall die, though he is wrong. Unless he gets killed.'
`Tell me what he wants to do,' said Kate. `What does he think he wants to do, anyhow? - Like my husband thought he

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