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CHAPTER XIX - The Attack on Jamiltepec

`Are you sure?' said Kate.
`Sure, Senora!' cried the lieutenant indignantly. `Look! There are seven men dead. Two were the mozos with guns, watching in the zaguan. One was Don Ramon's own mozo Martin! - ah, what a faithful man, what a brave one! Never will Don Ramon pardon his death. Then moreover, the two men killed on the azotea, and two men in the courtyard, shot by Don Ramon. Besides these, a man whom Martin wounded, who fell and broke his leg, so we have got him. Come and see them, Senora.'
They were down in the wet courtyard. Little fires had been lighted under the sheds, and the little, black, devil-may-care soldiers were crouching round them, with a bunch of peons in blankets standing round. Across the courtyard, horses stamped and jingled their harness. A boy came running with tortillas in a cloth. The dark-faced little soldiers crouched like animals, sprinkled salt on the tortillas, and devoured them with small, white, strong teeth.
Kate saw the great oxen tied in their sheds, lying down, the wagons standing inert. And a little crowd of asses was munching alfalfa in a corner.
The officer marched beside Kate, his spurs sparkling in the firelight. He went to the muddy car, that stood in the middle of the yard, then to his horse. From a saddle-pocket he took an electric torch, and led Kate across to the end shed.
There he suddenly flashed his light upon seven dead bodies, laid side by side. The two from the roof were wet. Ramon's dead man lay with his dark, strong breast bare, and his blackish, thick, devilish face sideways; a big fellow. Kate's man lay rigid. Martin had been stabbed in the collar bone; he looked as if he were staring at the roof of the shed. The others were two more peons, and two fellows in black boots and grey trousers and blue overall jackets. They were all inert and straight and dead, and somehow, a little ridiculous. Perhaps it is clothing that makes dead people gruesome and absurd. But also, the grotesque fact that the bodies are vacant, is always present.
`Look!' said the lieutenant, touching a body with his toe. `This is a chauffeur from Sayula; this is a boatman from Sayula. These two are peons from San Pablo. This man' - the lieutenant kicked the dead body -`we don't know.' It was Ramon's

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