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CHAPTER XXV- Teresa

So Kate pinned the muslin over the brown shoulders, wondering again at the strange, uncanny softness of the dark skin, the heaviness of the black hair. Teresa's family, the Romeros, had been in Mexico since the early days of the Conquest.
Teresa wanted long sleeves.
'My arms are so thinl' she murmured, hiding her slender brown arms with a sort of shame. `They are not beautiful like yours.'
Kate was a strong, full-developed woman of forty, with round, strong white arms.
`No!' she said to Teresa. `Your arms are not thin: they are exactly right for your figure, and pretty and young and brown.'
`But make the sleeves long, to the wrist,' pleaded Teresa.
And Kate did so, realizing it became the other woman's nature better.
`The men here don't like little thin women,' said Teresa, wistfully.
`One doesn't care what the men like,' said Kate. `Do you think Don Ram6n wishes you were a plump partridge?'
Teresa looked at her with a smile in her dark, big bright eyes, that were so quick, and in many ways so unseeing.
`Who knows!' she said. And in her quick, mischievous smile it was evident she would like also, sometimes, to be a plump partridge.
Kate now saw more of the hacienda life than she had done before. When Ram6n was at home, he consulted his overseer, or administrator, every morning. But already Teresa was taking this work off his hands. She would see to the estate.
Ram6n was a good deal absent, either in Mexico City or in Guadalajara, or even away in Sonora. He was already famous and notorious throughout the country, his name was a name to conjure with: But underneath the rather ready hero-worship of the Mexicans, Kate somehow felt their latent grudging. Perhaps they took more satisfaction in ultimately destroying their heroes, than in temporarily raising them high. The real perfect moment was when the hero was downed.
And to Kate, sceptic as she was, it seemed much more likely that they were sharpening the machete to stick in Ramon's hear

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