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CHAPTER XXI - The Opening of the Church

Ah, Quetzalcoatl!
Put sleep as black as beauty in the secret of my belly.
Put star-oil over me.
Call me a man.

Even as she read, she could hear the people outside singing it, as the reed-flutes unthreaded the melody time after time. This strange dumb people of Mexico was opening its voice at last. It was as if a stone had been rolled off them all, and she heard their voice for the first time, deep, wild, with a certain exultance and menace.

'The naked one climbed in.
Quetzalcoatl bas come!'

She could hear the curious defiance and exultance in the men's voices. Then a woman's voice, clear almost as a star itself, went up the road at the verse:

`Blue daylight sinks in my hair.
The star comes out between the two
Wonders ...'

Strange! The people had opened hearts at last. They had rolled the stone of their heaviness away, a new world had begun. Kate was frightened.-It was dusk. She laid her hand on Cipriano's knee, lost. And he leaned and put his dark hand against her cheek, breathing silently.
'To-day,' he said softly, `we have done well.'
She felt for his hand. All was so dark. But oh, so deep, so deep and beyond her, the vast, soft, living heat! So beyond her!

`Put sleep as black as beauty in the secret of my belly.
Put star-oil over me.'

She could almost feel her soul appealing to Cipriano for this sacrament.
They sat side by side in darkness, as the night fell, and he eld his hand loosely on hers. Outside, the people were still inging. Some were dancing round the drum. On the church-towers, where the bells had been, there were fires flickering, nd white forms of men, the noise of a heavy drum, then again, he chant. In the yard before the church doors a fire was blazag, and men of Huitzilopochtli stood watching, two of their

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