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CHAPTER XVI - Cipriano and Kate

The tall mast stood high, the great sail lay in folds along the roof, ready. Under the roof, the lantern swayed, the people slept and stretched. Probably they would not sail till midnight. Then down the lake to Tiapaltepec, with its reeds at the end of the lake, and its dead, dead pla!~a, its dead dry houses of black adobe, its ruined streets, its strange, buried silence, like Pompeii.
Kate knew it. So strange and deathlike, it frightened her, and mystified her.
But to-day! To-day she would not loiter by the shore all morning. She must go to Jamiltepec in a motor-boat, to see Ramon. To talk to him even about marrying Cipriano.
Ah, how could she marry Cipriano, and give her body to this death? Take the weight of this darkness on her breast, the heaviness of this strange gloom? Die before dying, and pass away whilst still beneath the sun?
Ah no ! Better to escape to the white men's lands.
But she went to arrange with Alonso for the motor-boat.

CHAPTER XVII - Fourth Hymn and the Bishop

THE President of the Republic, as a new broom, had been sweeping perhaps a little too clean for the common liking, so. there was a`rebellion.' It was not a very large one. But it meant, of course, banditry, robbery, and cowed villages.
Ramon was determined to keep free from the taint of politics. But already the Church, and with the Church the Knights, of Cortes and a certain `black' faction, was preparing against him. The priests began to denounce him from the pulpits - but not very loudly - as an ambitious Anti-Christ. With Cipriano beside him, however, and with Cipriano the army of the west,. he had not much to fear.
But it was possible Cipriano would have to march away in defence of the Government.
`Above all things,' said Ramon, `I don't want to acquire a. political smell. I don't want to be pushed in the direction of'

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