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CHAPTER XVI - Cipriano and Kate

`The same!' he replied. `Did that drunken fellow frighten you?'
`Not much! Only startled me. I didn't feed any evil intention behind it.'
`No, only drunk.'
`But I shall go home now.'
`Shall I walk with you?'
`Would you care to?'
He took his place at her side, and they turned down by the church, to the lake shore. There was a moon above the mountain and the air was coming fresh, not too strong, from the west. From the Pacific. Little lights were burning ruddy by the boats at the water's edge, some outside, and some inside, under the roof-tilt of the boat's little inward shed. Women were preparing a mouthful of food.
`But the night is beautiful,' said Kate, breathing deep. `With the moon clipped away just a little,' he said.
Juana was following close on her heels : and behind, two soldiers in slouched hats.
`Do the soldiers escort you?' she said. `I suppose so,' said he.
`But the moon,' she said, `isn't lovely and friendly as it is in England or Italy.'
`It is the same planet,' he replied.
`But the moonshine in America isn't the same. It doesn't make one feel glad as it does in Europe. One feels it would like to hurt one.'
He was silent for some moments. Then he said:
`Perhaps there is in you something European, which hurts our Mexican Moon.'
`But I come in good faith.'
`European good faith. Perhaps it is not the same as Mexican.'
Kate was silent, almost stunned.
`Fancy your Mexican moon objecting to me!' she laughed ironically.
`Fancy your objecting to our Mexican moon!' said he.
`I wasn't,' said she.
They came to the corner of Kate's road. At the corner was a group of trees, and under the trees, behind the hedge, several

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