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A Rio Grande town was governed in the pattern of Mexico life— but in skeletal
form. Mexican customs prevailed— but without a flow of refreshment through full
contact with their source. Mexican ideas moved the people— but weakened by ...
A mile from town they met enemy pickets who fired and fled. By seven o'clock the
winter darkness brought a cold, drizzling rain that kept up all night. The Texans
moved to the crest of a meandering bluff that followed the left bank of Alcantro ...
Taylor's men were excited and jubilant to be entering Mexico as masters of an
important town. The elements on opposite banks moved downriver, and just as
the General's forces arrived opposite Fort Paredes, the American flag broke out
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A leisurely, comprehensive, and novelistic history of New Mexico and Texas from the earliest times up to the Mexican revolution. Some of the observations of national character are outdated, but these are obvious and more than made up for by passages of beautiful prose and brilliant storytelling. Read full review
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