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CHAPTER XXVII - Here!

Teresa glanced up at her quickly.
' The green is for the wife of Huitzilopochtli,' she said, as if numbed.
`I can't see that it matters,' said Kate.
Teresa looked at her with quick, dark eyes.
`Different men must have different wives,' she said. 'Cipriano would never want a wife like me.'
`And different women must have different husbands,' said Kate. `Ramon would always be too abstract and overbearing for me.'
Teresa flushed slowly, looking down at the ground.
`Rarnon needs far too much submission from a woman, to please me,' Kate added. `He takes too much upon himself.'
Teresa looked up quickly, and raised her head proudly, showing her brownish throat like a rearing, crested snake.
`How do you know that Ram6n needs submission from a woman?' she said. `How do you know? He has not asked any submission from you. - And you are wrong. He does not ask submission from me. He wants me to give myself gently to him. And then he gives himself back to me far more gently than I give myself to him. Because a man like that is more gentle than a woman. He is not like Cipriano. Cipriano is a soldier. But Ram6n is gentle. You are mistaken in what you say.'
Kate laughed a little.
`And you are a soldier among women, fighting all the time,' Teresa continued. `I am not such. But some women must be soldiers in their spirit, and they need soldier husbands. That is why you are Malintzi, and your dress is green. You would always fight. You would fight with yourself, if you were alone in the world.'
It was very still by the lake. They were waiting for Ramon.
A man was stripping palm-stalks, squatting in silence under a tree, in his white clothes, his black head bent forward. Then he went to wet his long strips in the lake, returning with them dangling.
Then he sat down again, and deftly, silently, with the dark, childlike absorption of the people, took up his work. He was mending a chair bottom. When Kate watched him, he glanced up with a flash of black eyes, saluting her. And she felt a strane power surge in her limbs, from the flash of living recognition

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