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CHAPTER XVI - Cipriano and Kate

lake. It kept on jerking up its sharp rump, and giving dry little kicks, from which the boys ran away. They pushed its shoulder, and it butted them with its blunt young head. They were in the state of semi-frenzied bewilderment which the Indians fall into when they are opposed and frustrated. And they took the usual recourse of running to a little distance, picking up heavy stones, and hurling them viciously at the animal.
`No!' cried Kate from her window. `Don't throw stones. Drive it sensibly!'
They started as if the skies had opened, dropped their stones, and crept very much diminished after the see-sawing bull-calf.
An ancient crone appeared at the window with a plate of chopped-up young cactus leaves, for three centavos. Kate didn't like cactus vegetable, but she bought it. An old man was thrusting a young cockerel through the window-bars.
`Go,' said Kate, `into the patio.'
And she shut her window on the street, for the invasion had begun.
But it had only changed doors.
`Nina! Nina!' came Juana's voice. `Says the old man that you buy this chicken?'
`At how much?' shouted Kate, slipping on a dressing gown.
`At ten reales.)
'Oh, no!' said Kate, flinging open her patio doors, and appearing in her fresh wrap of pale pink cotton crepe, embroidered with heavy white flowers. `Not more than a peso!'
'A peso and ten centavos!' pleaded the old man, balancing the staring-eyed red cock between his hands. `He is nice and fat, Senorita. See!'
And he held out the cock for Kate to take it and balance it between her hands, to try its weight. She motioned to him to hand it to Juana. The red cock fluttered, and suddenly crowed in the transfer. Juana balanced him, and made a grimace.
`No, only a peso !' said Kate.
The man gave a sudden gesture of assent, received the peso, and disappeared like a shadow. Concha lurched up and took the cock, and instantly she bawled in derision:
`Esta muy flaco! He is very thin.'
`Put him in the pen,' said Kate. `We'll let him grow.'
The patio was liquid with sunshine and shadows. Ezequiel

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