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CHAPTER XIX - The Attack on Jamiltepec

outside the village, the chauffeur and his little attendant lad began to get frightened, and to go frog-like with fear.
There is something truly mysterious about the Mexican quality of fear. As if man and woman collapsed and lay wriggling on the ground like broken reptiles, unable to rise. Kate used all her will, against this cringing nonsense.
They arrived without ado at Jamiltepec. The place seemed quiet, but normal. An oxen wagon stood empty in the courtyard. There were no soldiers on guard. They had all been withdrawn, against the rebellion. But several peons were moving round, in a desultory fashion. The day was a fiesta, when not much work was doing. In the houses of the peons, the women were patting tortillas, and preparing hot chile sauce, grinding away on the metates. A fiesta! Only the windmill that pumped up water from the lake was spinning quickly, with a little noise.
Kate drove into the yard in silence, and two mozos with guns and belts of cartridges came to talk in low tones to the chauffeur.
`Is Dona Carlota here?' asked Kate.
`No, Senora. The patrona is not here.'
`Don Ramon?'
`Si, Senora! Esta.'
Even as she hesitated, rather nervous, Ramon came out of the inner doorway of the courtyard, in his dazzling white clothes.
`I came to see you,' said Kate. `I don't know if you'd rather I hadn't. But I can go back in the motor-car.'
`No,' he said. `I am glad. I was feeling deserted, I don't know why. Let us go upstairs.'
'Patron!' said the chauffeur, in a low voice. `Must I stay?'
Ramon said a few words to him. The chauffeur was uneasy, and didn't want to stay. He said he had to be back in Sayula at such and such a time. Excuses, anyhow. But it was evident he wanted to get away.
`Then best let him go,' said Ramon to Kate. `You do not mind going home in the boat?'
`I don't want to give you trouble.'
`It is least trouble to let this fellow go, and you can leave by boat just whenever you wish to. So we shall all be more free.'
Kate paid the chauffeur, and the Ford started rattling. After

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