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CHAPTER XVII - Fourth Hymn and the Bishop

poor little thing. Thanks to God she has her sons with her. They are safely back in their native country, in good health.'
`Did you see them?'
'Yes ! yes ! Two of my dearest children ! Very sympathetic, very intelligent, like their father; and, like him, promising to be of very handsome presence. Yes ! yes ! Smoke if you will, my General. Don't hesitate.'
Cipriano lit a cigarette. From old associations, he was nervous, albeit amused.
`You know all about what I want to do, Father?' said Ramon.
`I don't know all, son of mine, but I know enough. I wouldn't want to hear more. Eh!' he sighed. `It is very sad.'
`Not so very sad, Father, if we don't make it sad. Why make a sad thing out of it, Father? We are in Mexico for the most part Indians. They cannot understand the high Christianity, Father, and the Church knows it. Christianity is a religion of the spirit, and must needs be understood if it is to have any effect. The Indians cannot understand it, any more than the rabbits of the hills.'
`Very good! Very good! Son of mine! But we can convey it to them. The rabbits of the hills are in the hands of God.'
`No, Father, it is impossible. And without a religion that will connect them with the universe, they will all perish. Only religion will serve; not socialism, nor education, nor anything.'
'Thou speakest well,' said the Bishop.
`The rabbits of the hills may be in the hands of God, Father. But they are at the mercy of men. The same with Mexico. The people sink heavier and heavier into inertia, and the Church cannot help them, because the Church does not possess the key-word to the Mexican soul.'
`Doesn't the Mexican soul know the Voice of God?' said the Bishop.
`Your own children may know your voice, Father. But if you go out to speak to the birds on the lake, or the deer among the mountains, will they know your voice? Will they wait-and listen?'
`Who knows? It is said they waited to listen to the Holy Francisco of Assisi.'
'Now, Father, we must sneak to the Mexicans in their own

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