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CHAPTER XX - Marriage by Quetzalcoatl

dares to be the living Quetzalcoatl, I dare to be the living Huitzilopochtli. I am he. - Am I not?'
Kate looked at him, at his dark face with the little hanging tuft of beard, the arched brows, the slightly slanting black eyes. In the round, fierce gaze of his eyes there was a certain silence, like tenderness, for her. But beyond that, an inhuman assurance, which looked far, far beyond her, in the darkness.
And she hid her face from him, murmuring:
`I know you are.'
`And on the day of flowers,' he said, `you, too, shall come, in a green dress they shall weave you, with blue flowers at the seam, and on your head the new moon of flowers.'
She hid her face, afraid.
`Come and look at the wools,' he said, leading her across the patio to the shade where, on a line, the yarn hung in dripping tresses of colour, scarlet and blue and yellow and green and brown.
`See!' he said. `You shall have a dress of green, that leaves the arms bare, and a white under-dress with blue flowers.'
The green was a strong apple-green colour.
Two women under the shed were crouching over big earthenware vessels, which sat over a fire which burned slowly in a hole dug in the ground. They were watching the steaming water. One took dried, yellow-brown flowers, and flung them in her water as if she were a witch brewing decoctions. She watched as the flowers rose, watched as they turned softly in the boiling water. Then she threw in a little white powder.
`And on the day of flowers you, too, will come. Ah! If Ramon is the centre of a new world, a world of new flowers shall spring up round him, and push the old world back. I call you the First Flower.'
They left the courtyard. The soldiers had brought the black Arab stallion for Cipriano, and for her the donkey, on which she could perch sideways, like a peasant woman. So they went through the hot, deserted silence of the mud-brick town, down the lane of deep, dark-grey dust, under vivid green trees that were bursting into flower, again to the silent shore of the lakeend, where the delicate fishing-nets were hung in long lines and blowing in the wind, loop after loop striding above the shingle and blowing delicately in the wind, as away on the low

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