A Texas Matchmaker by Andy Adams

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By Andy Adams

Buy of this publication comprises unfastened trial entry to www.million-books.com the place you could learn greater than 1000000 books at no cost. this is often an OCR version with typos. Excerpt from e-book: bankruptcy III LAS PALOMAS Theee is anything approximately these huge ranches of southern Texas that reminds one of many outdated feudal procedure. The pathetic attachment to the soil of these born to yes Spanish land can provide can purely be in comparison to the eu immigrant while for the final time he seems to be at the land of his beginning ahead of crusing. Of all this Las Palomas used to be common. during time numerous such gives you were absorbed into its baronial acres. however it had constantly been the coverage of Uncle Lance by no means to disturb the Mexican inhabitants; quite he inspired them to stay in his provider. therefore had sprung up round Las Palomas ranch a bit Mexican group numbering a couple of dozen households, who lived injacals on the subject of the most ranch constructions. They have been uncomplicated humans, and rendered their new grasp a feudal loyalty. there have been additionally a number of small rancMtes positioned at the land, the place, less than the Mexican regime, there were pretentious adobe structures. a few households nonetheless resided at those abandoned ranches, content material in cultivating small fields or taking care of flocks of goats and some head of farm animals, paying no condominium shop a provider tenure to the recent proprietor. The customs of those Mexican humans have been uncomplicated and primitive. They blindly accredited the spiritual teachings imposed with fireplace and sword by way of the Spanish conquerors upon their ancestors. A padre visited them each year, christening the babes, marrying the early life, shriving the penitent, and asserting plenty for the repose of the souls of the departed. Their social customs have been in lots of respects exact. for example, in courtship a tender guy was once by no means allowed within the presence of his inamorata, except in corporation of others, or below the attention of a chaperon. Proposals, even one of the nearest of pals or such a lot intimate of associates, we...

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No man can figure to a certainty on a woman. Three guesses is not enough, for she will and she won't, and she'll straddle the question or take the fence, and when you put a copper on her to win, she loses. God made them just that way, and I don't want to criticise His handiwork. But if my name is Lance Lovelace, and I'm sixty-odd years old, and this a chestnut horse that I'm riding, then Henry Annear's wife is an unhappy woman. But that fact, son, don't give you any license to stir up trouble between man and wife.

There was no telling to what extent Enrique could have kept on delivering messages, but to his employer he was avoiding the issue. ” interrupted Uncle Lance. Yes, he had seen her, but that was about all. Did not Don Lance know the customs among the Castilians? There was her mother ever present, or if she must absent herself, there was a bevy of tias comadres surrounding her, until the Dona Anita dare not even raise her eyes to meet his. ” The freedom of a cow camp is a splendid opportunity to relieve one's mind upon prevailing injustices.

We had been eating beef, and venison, and antelope for a week until it didn't taste right any longer, so I sent the outfit on ahead and rode down to the store in the hope of getting a piece of bacon. '“ “Now, June,” said Uncle Lance, as we rode along, “I want you to let Henry Annear's wife strictly alone to-night. You know what a stink it raised all along the river, just because you danced with her once, last San Jacinto day. Of course, Henry made a fool of himself by trying to borrow a six-shooter and otherwise getting on the prod.

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