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Here, these are the keys to the house. " That night the two, Jovita and Manuelito, left the tomb. They walked through the dark until they came to an inn. Here they asked for lodging. Days passed and Manuelito was taken to bed with a fever. Page 15 Some girls came to the inn one afternoon and asked if Jovita would accompany them to the shore. "A foreign king in a large ship is coming to visit," they said. And though he felt no good would come from their request, Manuelito consented and Jovita left him there, alone and ill.
After this your marriage will be a happy one, for your wife will obey you. She will not be giddy and wild, and best of all, she will not go about sighing. " "No," said Julio, "you are not leaving. " "Amigo, you must be a bit more desconfiado. You don't know me," said Antonio. " "Do you remember the body you buried the morning before we met? I am that body. " With this Death departed. Julio bathed his princess, the mare, and the dove in the lagoon. For years and years he and his queen lived happily.
Asked La Zorra. "I am all right now. " "I am itching all over," said Cándida. " "I will prepare a bath while you undress," said the mendiga. Page 11 Cándida was undressed and reaching for a robe when the old woman returned suddenly. It was then the latter saw a black mole on the young woman's right thigh. "I am feeling much relieved now, señora," said the trota conventos. "With your permission, I shall hurry home and prepare food for my grandson. " She went immediately, not home, but to the plaza where she found Pedro.
A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune (Texas Folklore Society Publications Series, 32) by Mody C. Boatright, Wilson M. Hudson, Allen Maxwell