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When the peculator was restored to office, Armijo was turned out, and in
discontent began to intrigue against the government. He found powerful allies
who resented the new regime; and an underground movement was organized in
the river ...
The local ladies were turned out in the Mexican style, "large sleeves, short waists,
ruffled skirts, and no bustles." They all smoked seegaritos, and one who made a
flashing appearance was "the old woman with false hair and teeth"— Dona ...
If the brim in front was sometimes turned up off his face, it could be turned down
to protect him from the pressing light of the sky under which he spent all day.
Around his neck he wore a bandana of tough silk. It served many purposes. Tied
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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 Some of the observations of national character are outdated, but these are obvious and more than made up for by passages of beautiful prose and brilliant storytelling.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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